Former housemate, Ifu Ennada reveals how poverty drove her family to the village
Ifu Ennada reminisces on her growing up and the trials her family had to go through because of poverty.
The very vocal and beautiful actress made this known on her Instagram page on Sunday, March 25, 2018, where she wrote about how things became rough for her family when she was a little child.
"My name is Iheme Faith Uloma Adanne, popularly known as Ifu Ennada - The Ifu Ennada. As a child, I always had massive dreams, but the challenges I experienced "so many times" were overwhelming that I contemplated suicide several times and lost myself along the way... I remember when I was 9yrs old, my whole family moved to the village, while my dad stayed back in Lagos to hustle... Our rent had been long overdue and the landlord could only but kick us out.
"It was a terrible time for me, but what was more terrible was helplessly watching my 4yrs old younger brother die in front of me - in my mother's arms, my mother who would have given her life in exchange for his," she revealed.
She went on to talk about how she was abused times without numbers and how God came through for her.
"We were so poor, that even there in the village we couldn't afford average healthcare... Instagram would be unable to take record of the number of times I was abused in a number of ways... My life's journey has been one tough but inspiring one. For each time I was down, God always came through, in form of His Word, but most importantly in the shape of people - good people who remind me that humanity is BeautIFU! and that the world isn't evil.
"These good people include all of you reading this, all of you who would never give up on me. All you wonderful people who care about me in ways I can't imagine. Coming out of the Big Brother House, I didn't know such massive love was awaiting me and now as I am set for what's coming, I want you all to know that I am who I am because of God and you. I don't take you for granted and my love for you will always be never ending. Thank you! XO, Ifu Ennada," she concluded.
It would be recalled that after her eviction from the Big Brother Naija house, Ifu Ennada while granting an interview with Pulse revealed that she was raped by someone in the entertainment industry.
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