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‘Ego is the disease, love the cure’ – Genevieve Nnaji hints

REVERED actress and filmmaker, Genevieve Nnaji, has taken to her instastories to talk about the danger of ego.

Ms Nnaji noted that ego is a disease, adding that love is the cure.

She wrote: “Ego is the disease, love is the cure. Charity begins at home, so begin by loving yourself. Do what you must to get help and heal. When you learn to love yourself that is what you will receive. The mirror will only project what it is shown”.

This stirred some reactions from her fans and colleagues in the industry as they concurred to her opinion on how destructive ego could be.

Due to her contributions to the Nigerian movie industry, Genevieve’s Nnaji became the first actor to be awarded Best Actress at the 2001 City Peoples Awards, the award ceremony that previously had only recognized politicians and business conglomerates.

She was also the first actor to be awarded as Best Actress by the Censors Board of Nigeria in 2003. In 2009, she was referred to as the Julia Roberts of Africa by Oprah Winfrey.

In November 2015, Nnaji produced her first movie called Road to Yesterday, later winning Best Movie Overall-West Africa at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

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