Hardship: Jide Kosoko postpones 70th birthday celebration

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By Sunny Green Itodo

Veteran Nollywood actor Jide Kosoko has postponed his 70th birthday celebration due to the economic hardship in Nigeria.

Kosoko, who turned 70 on January 12, said he appreciates his colleagues and fans who came up with the idea of celebrating his contributions to the industry while he was still alive.

However, he said he is but “putting it (celebration) on hold because of the masses, of which I am part of”.

The thespian in an Instagram post on Sunday, said he was sure that “very soon, the challenges facing the country will be over and we will all be happy about it”.

DAILY POST recalls that fuji icon, Wasiu Ayinde, aka K1 De Ultimate, also recently cancelled his birthday celebration due to the current economic hardship in the country.

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