Joke Silva Breaks Silence On Baba Suwe & Other Sick Veterans
It has now become a norm for veteran actors to always beg the public for donations whenever they fall sick.
However, popular actress Joke Silva who recently became a grandma said she can never seek help from public because of the humiliation other veterans have suffered.
Here is what the actress told Sunday Scoop
“I appreciate the work and sacrifices of Baba Suwe and other ailing veterans. They have done what they enjoyed doing but they did it at the expense of their lives. I feel they are entitled to support from the public because they have given too much to society.
But I don’t think it is right for you to tell the world that you helped someone. If I come to you for help, I should not see it on the pages of newspapers. Why would you assist me and use it to give yourself some leverage? Why put me in a humiliating position?”
“I don’t think there is anyone in the industry that is not aware of the likelihood of getting broke and this has made us lose good actors in Nollywood. Some people left acting when they saw that it was no longer self-sufficient.”