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Dakore Akande Actress speaks on why she returned to acting after 5 years break

In an exclusive interview with Pulse Nigeria, Dakore Akande spoke on why she returned to Nollywood after a long break.

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Dakore Akande who has featured in top notch movies like "Games Men Play," "Emotional Crack," "Caught in the Middle," among others, took a break from acting for some personal reasons.

During the interesting interview with Pulse Nigeria, the actress spoke on why she returned to Nollywood.

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“My work isn’t done yet, it never was, it just kind of happened that way. It wasn’t something that I thought of and said ‘ok, it’s gonna be five years, I’m gonna take time off,” No. Life doesn’t really happen that way. It just happened, and my kids came quickly.

I’m happy, now I’m a mum of two, I’m more settled, but I had to even power through that to come back to work, and that was tough, it took a lot of guts."

Giving credit to her fans, the actress said; “they would send me messages on my website and on Facebook “where are you, we miss you.” I think that kind of really touched me, and I was like ‘wow, so this is really important, like it’s not just a hobby.”

It made me feel like I made enough impact in the industry to be missed. It helped me make up my mind and say ‘you know what, I still have work to do.” And I found out that I’m not the kind of woman that’s happy just being at home. I’m a creative, I need to be doing something creative. I’m happy that I have done that, and I can show people that it can be done, as far as you are determined, focused and have a good support system, which I’m happy to have.

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Watch full interview below;

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