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Actor KOK opens up on terrifying childhood- I almost committed suicide
Nollywood entertainer turned-legal advisor, Kanayo O Kanayo as of late remembered recollections of his life as a youngster, reviewing how he nearly ended it all while living with his senior sibling in Enugu.
The entertainer made this alarming revelationHe said then he used to peddle Agidi in the city of Enugu and in one of those dim days while he was crossing Abakpa Bridge to sell Agidi, he investigated the profound water when a voice asked him to bounce into the water and end his torment.
Following what he was going through as a kid living with his senior sibling in the city, KOK said he was presented to youngster work, which nearly got him frustrated.But he had the option to oppose the compulsion to end his own life. His story isn’t that of an account of greatness, yet one that is accentuated with battling, dissatisfaction and wretchedness.
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Sharing his story, KOK said: “I haven’t done anything terrible however individuals who see us on TV don’t realize that we had done humble tasks to earn barely enough to get by.
“At the point when I think back, I sold agidi. Also, my sibling’s better half, whom I lived with in those days in Enugu, didn’t have any desire to know your age.
“She would pack many agidi on my head and God save me assuming I got back for certain unsold things with the sort of beating I would get that day.”If you know about Enugu well overall, I used to peddle agidi from New Haven to Abakpa, a significant distance.
“At some point, I got to Abakpa span and as a little child then I gazed down into the water of around 30 feet down and a voice told me, ‘how about you hop into the water and end the entire thing’?”I was a little kid conveying this weighty thing on my head. However, I didn’t pay attention to that voice and fortunately for me, I wrapped up selling all the agidi.
“The following day, I was given Akamu to proceed to sell in the roads. That is one piece of my story. I recall strikingly when I was in my town in Oboama Ezinihitte Mbaise, I used to dig pit latrines.
“Then, at that point, you need to effectively add to the family economy. Nowadays you take your youngsters to school in cooled vehicles. It was not so during my days.
“Whenever I recollect that I needed to dig a pit latrine just to add to my family’s economy, I share with myself, I have made considerable progress. I likewise did other modest positions just to help my folks.
“These are tales about me that are not only the wonderful or attractive appearances you see consistently on the TV.
“We have had to deal with the good and bad of life. I wasn’t brought into the world already spoiled out of my mind. In any case, I need to ensure that kids don’t return to where I began from.
“Notwithstanding, my kids need to comprehend that there is a road where individuals are coming from. Whenever you come from that road, it solidifies you to a great deal of things.”And on that note, I need to encourage each dad and each mother to try not to give their youngsters all they requested. Give them all they need, not all they need.
“It’s vital on the grounds that when you find out about the vast majority who are in the city, they are more centered around business.”KOK additionally reviews how he prepared every one of his sisters in the college prior to encouraging his own schooling.
“This is one more tale about me. I prepared every one of my sisters in the college before I went to the college myself,” he added.
He uncovered that being adaptable, conceivable, attractive and adjusting himself to new openings and getting things done to stay important without essentially applying any regrettable powers has been his resilience in the business.
“I don’t ponder how to assume my part in films or how to get well known. This is on the grounds that what has driven the vast majority in the business is to become renowned.
“Also, they will effectively hit the spotlight. I would rather not resemble any entertainer. I simply need to be Kanayo .O. Kanayo.”
Discussing what separates him from different entertainers, KOK said he was worse than anyone, adding “I have been fortunate to be supported by grace.””I haven’t done anything unique, I have applied my exchange where it’s important and I have applied my exchange as well as could be expected despite the fact that you get to improve from one content to another,” the entertainer said.
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