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3 Nigerian Celebrities Who Have Beaten Drug Addiction

Becoming a celebrity has its pros and cons as it sometimes becomes too overwhelming for some who then result to drugs for help.

Over the years some celebrities have been able to handle the life that comes with being a celebrity while in the case of others they get so mixed it and sometimes break down leaving them with no other option than resulting to drugs.

We take a look at some celebrities who have been beaten drug abuse.

1.Toyin Aimakhu

Toyin Abraham looks flawless
Toyin Abraham looks flawless  (Instagram/ToyinAbraham)

Toyin Aimakhu is one of the most popular actresses in Nigeria at the moment. She has over the years shown how good she is in the business of acting. Even with all the success, she too has been fallen into the hands of drug abuse. During a recent interview, the beautiful actress revealed that after the separation from her ex-husband, she took to drugs including codeine. According to her, at some point, she started losing weight. Toyin Aimakhu has however recovered from drug abuse is doing very well.

2. Hanks Anuku

Hanks Anuku
Hanks Anuku  (MJ Magazine)

In his hale days, Hanks Anuku was probably one of the most sought-after Nollywood actors which might be as a result of foreign accent and bad boy look. He had a very successful career back in the early 2000s. However, he left the Nollywood industry to face politics as he was made a special assistant to the then governor of Delta state, Emmanuel Uduangha. Well, it was reported that he couldn’t even work effectively because of the effects of the drug abuse. After a few years, during an interview, Hanks revealed that he sort God’s healing and received it the Synagogue Church officiated by the popular Pastor T.B. Joshua.

3. Majek Fashek

Majek Fashek at Tyme Out With Tee A
Majek Fashek at Tyme Out With Tee A  (Linda Ikeji)

Ok, Majek Fashek was the biggest musician in Nigeria in the early 90s. He was seen as probably one of the biggest and most talented acts to have come out from Nigeria. He was signed to the famous Interscope Record label. He was even a guest the famous Late Night Show with David Letterman. Well, late in the 1990s Majek’s music game began to diminish as he was reported to be dealing with hard drugs abuse. It sure did take a big swipe on him which saw him music career nosedive. Over the last few years, Majek Fashek has been seen in shows and concerts looking healthy.(Pulse.ng)

 

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