Nigerian star, film director and Nollywood actress – Genevieve Nnaji has stated that it takes heart to be Nigerian.
This came as the country and Nigerians mark the nation’s 61st independence anniversary on Friday.
The beautiful actress, who took to her social media page to express herself noted that ‘Nigeria is not you, you are Nigeria’.
The 42-year-old and the first actor to win the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005 went on to charge Nigerians to be the reason people speak good about the country and its people wherever we are.
According to Genevieve on her Facebook page;
“It takes heart to be Nigerian. Nigeria is not you. You are Nigeria. Be the reason they speak good about us wherever you are. Happy Independence to you in particular.”