Acute hardship responsible for rising insecurity – Actress Iyabo Ojo

Nigerian actress and filmmaker, Iyabo Ojo has opined that acute hardship is the major cause of the rising insecurity across the country.

The mother of two said biting hardship, acute depression and drug intake are the vices causing insecurity, irrational behaviour, and poor mental health in society.

Iyabo Ojo shared her observation through Instagram on Friday, noting that her direct messages, DM, is a testimonial to these facts, hence.

She said that in light of the volume of messages she receives from people begging for assistance, she’s made the decision to stop reading her DM to protect her sanity. She, however, prayed God to grant the government the wisdom to urgently do the right thing before it is too late.

The movie star said; “Hardship, causing acute depression, insomnia, an increase in drug intake, which is amounting to the huge volume of insecurity, irrational behaviour, and mental health in our society.

“My DM is a testimonial to these facts. Henceforth, I have to stop reading my DM’s to protect my sanity. May God grant our government the wisdom to do right by their people before it is too late”.

Meanwhile, in similar news…

Nigerian actress, Foluke Daramola, has said that though she is affected by the bad economy, she does not regret campaigning for Bola Tinubu in run up to the 2023 general elections.

She stated that she has not lost hope and she believes the government is working towards easing the people’s suffering.

Daramola expressed optimism that once the country’s refineries start working, the price of premium motor spirit commonly known as petrol, will drop.

She said; “It is not like if any other person had been there, it would have been better, because the economy was already terrible before Tinubu came to power. Even though it (economy) is affecting my pocket deeply, the truth is that for gold to come out well, it has to be refined in fire.

“We (supporters) have not lost hope in President Bola Tinubu, but we are hoping that things will get better, and I am sure they are working towards it. If the refineries in the country are working, we can be sure that fuel prices will reduce. Change can be excruciatingly painful, but we are hoping for a better tomorrow.”