- Popular Nollywood actress Doris Akonanya said when she learnt of Nick Vujicic who has no limbs, she was inspired that she could achieve success despite being an amputee
- According to Doris, she also thought men would not be attracted to her but she was wrong because a lot of them are asking her out
- Doris loves dancing and posting the videos on social media; she said being happy prevents her from sliding into depression
Popular Nollywood actress Doris Akonanya has said the story of Nick Vujicic inspired her to achieve success after losing a leg.
The amputee actress said when she was amputated, she wondered how she would be able to realise her acting dreams, but after learning of Nick's success despite the fact that the latter was born without limbs, she was motivated.
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Speaking with BBC News Pidgin, the young lady said she doesn't think less of herself and that men are the ones coming after her due to what she has been able to achieve.
In her words:
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" I thought my legs would stop me from achieving my dreams and that men would stop asking me out, but the reverse is the case."
Doris said she loves dancing and posting the videos on social media not because she has plenty of money, but because being happy prevents her from being depressed.
Social media reacts
Reacting, a social media user with the handle @ella.onyii said:
"The first time I saw her was on bigo. She is really making money there."
"She is a very strong lady and beautiful aswell."
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"She’s a full package. Some girls wen get two legs no even fine and confirm reach her. Forget her one leg, she’s a full option."
"Pretty Lady With beautiful soul,God bless you more sweetheart."
"You’re such an inspiration.....God bless you."
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In other new, the wife of a physically challenged man whose video went viral after dancing joyfully on their child's dedication said she doesn't see her husband as a disabled person.
Though Monday Itu is yet to get married to Rose John, he describes her as his wife and intends to pay her bride price whenever he is financially buoyant.
Rose who sells groundnut to feed the family said she and Monday have been together since she was 19 years and in senior secondary school 2. The 24-year-old lady said her parents rejected Monday when she took him home.