Nollywood diva and mother of four, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde popularly known as Omosexy has found a new calling. Okay, may be not entirely new, Omosexy is redirecting her energy to one of her agelong, passion, Children. Donâ€™t even think, she is trying to pop more babies, no, she is focusing more on her humanitarian works with children.
Omotola who was recently honoured with African Female Entrepreneur award in United State we discovered is already mapping out strategies to reach out to more children. The actress who in time past has been involved with lots of charity works that have to do with youths and childrenÂ will be embarking on another tour with â€¦â€¦ to help save the less_catered for children of Africa.
It would be recalled that her tour of Uganda some years ago brought tears of joy to many in that part of the country. And she was recently in Ondo State, her state of Origin where she delivered motivational message to excited and star_stricken secondary school students.
Speaking to us about the latest development Omosexy who is fast becoming Angelina Jolie of Africa says humanitarian work has always being part of her life. â€˜This is not new it is just that I giving it more time. Iâ€™ve always loved children and youths because they are the future we talk about. If we genuinely care about the future we will love the children and youths.
If we want better nation, we should raise better children and youths. This is my own way of contributing to the futureâ€™.
On African Female Entrepreneur Award she got recently from America the mother of four says it only places more responsibility on her.
Iâ€™ve always been an entrepreneur with my craft. Not many people consider actresses as entrepreneurs; some of us are actually different. Weâ€™ve added entrepreneurial drive to our talent. I sit upon a company (Redhot Concept) and have staffs that I have to pay at the end of every month so, I better buckle up.
The award is recognition of another side of me.â€™ In a way that confirms the universal appeal of Omotola brand, two ambassadors were present at the presentation of the award to her and they later organized a dinner in her honour.
The ambassadors areÂ Â Dr Dawn Cooper Barnes, Liberia ambassador and Wife, and wife of Sierra Leonean ambassador to United State of America, Mrs Musu Stevens who represented her husband.Â The choice of Omotola according to Ms Joi Onyeukwu is determined by her inspirational appeal to other young African woman.