Nollywood Actor Charles Okafor Leaves Acting Because He Found Christ

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Charles Okafor can be recalled to be one of the veteran actors in the Nollywood film industry. He has featured in movies that got Nollywood where it is today, before he suddenly went out of action.

People wondered why renowned entertainer, Charles Okafor, changed his attitude towards acting, but Charles Okafor has let the cat out of the bag as he said in a recent interview that he has been off the acting scene because he found Christ.

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Read Charles Okafor’s statement after the cut

I’ve been lying low for a while because I diverted into Advocacy and human-angle films as a consequence of my new found faith. I’m still a career actor and a film maker but I am mindful of the scripts I do.

A time comes in the life of any professional when he seats back and takes stock of his professional issues and the legacy he wants to leave behind from the spiritual standpoint of view.

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You cannot just do any kind of film anymore if you’re going to be the light to the nations of the world. We must be seen in the context of the things that glorify God in totality.

I’m driven to do advocacy films because they address social issues, human angle and spiritual issues that borders on the kingdom. That explains why I might not be as visible as I was some years back.

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You see, you cannot eat your cake and still have it. You cannot serve God and serve Mammon. You must clearly define where you stand. I have put my hands to the plow so I shouldn’t look back but that does not remove the fact that I’m still a career actor and film maker.

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