Nigeria: 'Women Deserve Accolades for Being Housewives'

26 January 2021

Nollywood actress and entrepreneur, Mary Njoku says women deserve accolades for being housewives as the task is not an easy one.

The renowned actress shared her thoughts on women becoming housewives on her Instagram page @maryremmynjoku.

Njoku said that women who gave up their childhood dreams to build a home in order for their men to focus on their own dreams deserved accolades.

According to Njoku, women who end up being housewives have sacrificed everything for their men and this is not an easy task.

The actress described such act from women as the most difficult thing to do, adding that it was easier to go out and make money than to be a full-time housewife.

"Dear husbands, being a mum is just one of the dreams a girl has. And if she ends up a housewife, she has sacrificed everything for you.

"It is the most difficult job. Its easier to go out and make money than to be a full-time housewife. Trust me, I have done both.

"Respect your housewife. E no easy to give up everything. Good morning. #respectyourwife," she wrote.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Njoku is a Nigerian award-winning actress and film producer, she is known for producing and starring in the 2015 drama film: "Thy Will Be Done".

She is one of the most talented actresses in Nollywood and her stakes in the entertainment industry have made her a powerhouse and a film magnate.

The actress, a mother of three, got married in 2012 to a Nigerian entrepreneur and co-founder of Irokotv, Mr Jason Njoku.

Irokotv is a web platform that provides paid-for Nigerian films on-demand and the company have established itself as the largest distributor of Nigerian movies and music since its inauguration in December 2010.

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