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I was called a blockhead academically… today I employ graduates -Actress Iyabo Ojo

Iyabo Ojo, a Nigerian actress, has taunted those who dubbed her a blockhead, saying she now employs graduates.

The 42-year-old took to her Instagram page on Thursday to speak on her rise to fame despite her academic limitations.

She also urged her followers not to allow others talk them down or look down on them.

“I no too go school, I might be a blockhead academically like someone called me. But trust me, God blessed me with abundant wisdom, knowledge & grace,” she wrote.

“He blessed me with great talent that I never knew I had, today I’m a fantastic & success actress, a successful businesswoman & a happy woman. Today I’m highly favored & blessed.

“My darling brothers & sisters, let no one talk you down. Let no one look down on you. Don’t let no one make you feel lesser than yourself.

“When you carry a special grace people will want to talk you down or just dislike you for no reason. Today I employ graduates, today my kids are all doing great. Thank you, lord.


“Na who come be blockhead? Na only ND I get o. I gave up education for my kids. But today I have no regrets, Anyways I’m going back to school soon to complete my dreams. E go shock you.”

In July, the actress acquired a multi-million naira mansion in Lekki, Lagos state.

She was recently gifted a Range Rover Evoque by her goddaughter. 

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