Actor says he didn't follow advice to buy Instagram followers

Now, one million followers later, RMD is proving that you can grow your fan base on Instagram without buying fake followers.

The veteran Nollywood actor has revealed that he was initially pressured to buy followers after joining Instagram but he refused.

Now, one million followers later, RMD is proving to us that indeed the "race is not to the swift, but of the lord that shows mercy."

He went on to recount the countless offers and advice he received on how he would benefit from falsely growing his account.

RMD however, chose to have real fans and real comments over the mouthwatering deals he was offered and somehow, has achieved more than those that settled.

The veteran actor has always been known and loved for his modest ways and happy nature and we doubt it would be changing anytime soon.

Big congrats on the new milestone.

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