The actress in a new interview with ‘The Entertainer’
opens up on what attracted her to Nigeria.
See excerpts from interview below:
Obviously, you are engaged to a Nigerian.
That’s very correct.
Do you share the popular notion among women that
virtually all men are unreliable?
The truth is that not all people cheat and I am
talking about both men and women; it is
individualistic. There are always reasons why
people cheat. For instance, someone may tell you
that he or she has issues in their relationship but
because they are not ready to quit, they do
something to keep themselves happy.
In the same vein, people always have a reason for
staying in a relationship. However, every man has a
weakness and it is the same with women.
Whatever we have in men, there is its equivalent in
women. But in life, once you make a choice, you
should be ready to face the consequences; good or
bad. Every man is a man and every woman is a
It all depends on how you play your cards. As an
actress, I travel a lot. So, even if I date a Ghanaian
or a Nigerian, I’m always somewhere outside home
and away from my man. Would I ask my man to
follow me everywhere? That is where trust comes
So, what attracted you to this Nigerian?
Basically my man is unique. Though every man is
unique but some are more unique than others; he is
a special man. But as for why I chose a Nigerian
man instead of a Ghanaian, you never can predict
who you will fall in love with. I had a Ghanaian
boyfriend, we broke up and now I’m getting married
to a Nigerian. Whether he is a Ghanaian, Congolese,
Sudanese or Nigerian doesn’t really matter. What
matters is that I love him and I am comfortable with
him. My man is romantic and hot; what more could
a woman want in a man?
Would it be safe to describe your current visit as
business turned into pleasure since your man is a
That is what it is. I flew here to work. But my man’s
presence has made things a lot less stressful. I
have done a couple of jobs and more are on the
Ella and Oritsefemi met in May 2014.