My father wanted me to become a shoe-maker —Rukayat Lawal (Iya Ibadan Sneh)


Actress, movie producer and writer, Rukayat Soliu Lawal is a familiar face in the Yoruba sector of Nollywood. She is popularly known as ‘Iya Ibadan Sneh’, a nickname she got from a character she played in the movie ‘Okola L’Amerika’ – a movie by Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri. The Ibadan-born and bred actress in this interview by FEMI OGUNTAYO, talks about her childhood and her journey through the Nigerian movie industry. Excerpts:

How has the New Year been for you so far?

Well, the New Year has been great, I haven’t fallen sick, I am strong and I pray and hope to see this year through and more years to come.


Can you tell us about your plans for the New Year?

Generally, my plans are…

Source: Nigerian Tribune