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.
“I have always been in the arts in school, church, you know. But then I went to do a Theater Art diploma while I was waiting for my JAMB to go to 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 actress 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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