I was overlooked for not belonging to a clique -Ruth Kadiri blows hot, drags Mo Abudu, Sanwo Olu over prestigious award
Popular Nollywood actress and filmmaker Ruth Kadiri has called out media mogul Mo Abudu and the Lagos state government for sidelining and snubbing her work during the Eko Films and TV awards
Ruth Kadiri, who recently turned a year older, via her Instagram page, called out the organisers of Eko Stars award for snubbing her and her work.
Kemi Filani reports that the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture, in partnership with EbonyLife Place and Nigerian International Film Summit (NIFS), recognized creative people in films, rewarding talented filmmakers and actresses.
Amongst filmmakers that was awarded, movie producer, Ruth Kadiri was missing which prompted her to to air her grievances.
Taking to her social media to air her displeasure, Ruth Kadiri wrote;
‘I am a filmmaker. I am a woman. I am a hard working woman. I have faced the struggles every woman/filmmaker has faced. Did my name at any point pop up yes, but because i do not belong to a click? Yet again, i have been over looked will not be pressured. I will keep working hard. @lagosstategovt @moabudu @ijayonah @nifsummit thanks for overlooking me and congrats to everyone who got recognized.’
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