Actor Chidi Mokeme explains why he took a break from the movie scene (Video)  


Popular Nollywood actor Chidi Mokeme has explained why he took a break from the movie scene.

The talented thespian who opened up during a recent interview with Channels TV said that he has been battling with Bell’s Palsy -an infection likened to stroke.

Chidi Mokeme revealed that the condition which may be a reaction to a viral infection affected one side of his face, and as an actor, he couldn’t make public appearance.

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He said; “I have been off the scene for a while after we did the promotional tour for 76. Before that we were preparing to go to the UK on a trip for the British International Film Festival.

‘‘I came down with something called Bell’s Palsy. It comes like a stroke and affects one side of your face and this was something the doctor said was incurable; they didn’t know what caused it and how to treat it.

‘‘As an actor you can imagine what I was going through,” Chidi Mokeme added.


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