I wanted to be a lawyer, destiny took me to acting – Actress, Ini Edo

Nollywood actress, Iniobong Edo, has revealed that her childhood dream was to be a lawyer or a newscaster.

She said her role model was the late broadcaster, Tokunbo Ajayi.

Ini Edo disclosed this in a recent interview with popular media personality, Chude Jideonwo.

She said, “I wanted to be a lawyer or newscaster. My role model was the late Tokunbo Ajayi. I always loved to watch her news. That is actually who I wanted to be like. I never really thought that I was going to be an actor.

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“I have always been in the arts in school, church, you know. But then I went to do a Theater Art diploma when I was waiting for my JAMB to go do Law. Then I started doing stage acting. The opportunity to go to the film came, and I just became an actor. It was destiny.”

The thespian said her family initially didn’t support her decision to become an actress.

She said a movie director, Ikenna Igwe was the one who came to her house to convince her parents to let her do the film.

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