Monday, 24 May 2021

Summary Of My Thoughts about Nigeria and Africa In Quotes


"But my ultimate pain is not in the millions of middle-class Nigerians seeking refuge in foreign lands but in the poor lower class individuals left in Nigeria who have no such choice. Our most
vulnerable citizens are dying and I feel helpless"     
           - Jumoke Eniola Odepe

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"There is one answer to negativity, racism, and stereotyping of Blacks. It is a strong, powerful, and unstoppable Africa. That's just the plain unadulterated truth"
-Jumoke Eniola Odepe

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"So they asked me 'who are Africans?' and I answered in the words of Kwame Nkrumah 'they are all the people of African descent, every one with one drop of Africa, no matter how far, is African' "
- Jumoke Eniola Odepe

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"Next time you have the urge to condemn Nigeria's Nollywood, pause, ask yourself, "what can I do to make Nollywood pass better messages that would suit the standard I desire? Unpause. Then criticize"
 - Jumoke Eniola Odepe

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"People of African descent ('blacks') stand out, we don't blend in with other colors. Our hair stands out, our hue stands out. And that's a good thing. That's the exact reason I always say when push comes to shove, Africa is home and we have to fix Africa"
- Jumoke Eniola Odepe

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"As an African elite, look within and ask, what can I do to change the present African narratives? What niche can I carve and do my uncompromising best to lift this continent? 
For my sake and for the sake of my children."
 - Jumoke Eniola Odepe


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