Nollywood actress and philanthropist, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde definitely has a story to tell about her life, the challenges she faced and how she surmounted them all to carve a niche for herself.

Nollywood actress and philanthropist, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde definitely has a story to tell about her life, the challenges she faced and how she surmounted them all to carve a niche for herself.

Nollywood actress and philanthropist, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde definitely has a story to tell about her life, the challenges she faced and how she surmounted them all to carve a niche for herself.

According to her, things went down the hill after her father died, with she wanting to be successful by all means sensitive to opportunities. Her time finally came after she escorted a friend to an audition; while her friend didn’t make it in, she did.

 “My Dad died ! Everything went down hill. It looked like even schooling had come to an end. All Hope seemed to have come to an End! I was able to stand against all odds beside my widowed Mum. I wanted to be succesful so bad, I was sensitive to all opportunities. I escorted a friend to an acting audition, she didn’t get in , i did. I Found my Future… , It was tough …#YetIwon

Fastforward to the Ban on Top actors. Everyone was banned for one year. I was banned for 2 ! I had always wanted to do music…my first Love but there was No time. Now I had time, Against all odds I did and Released my First Album “GBA” Had a Hit single “Naija Lowa” Was invited for the Grammy! My song “Barren Land From my second Album “Me myself and eyes ” was adapted by Amnesty international and I was signed to Bungalo Universal ! I earn Royalties in $$$ … Despite the ups and downs ….. yetIwon

No matter what life throws at you , you Can pull through. You must refuse self pity or to be a victim . Make your pain your Motivation.

You can Win and keep winning… From Ikoyi to IyanaIpaja Now to the World. #YetIwon,” she wrote on her page.

The #YetIwon challenege which was birthed by former beauty queen, Omowunmi Akinnifesi, encourages women to share their success story, which got Omotola challenging the likes of Media mogul, Mo Abudu and Koshie Mills to share their success stories.

I challenge World Class Manager/[email protected] and the Indomitable @moabudu to tell their #YetIWon story to encourage young girls out there….” She wrote.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner