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Folake Olowofoyeku on Growing Up in Nigeria and Her Show ‘Bob Hearts Abishola’

Folake also explains why it’s meaningful to play a romantic lead who is Nigerian

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Bakari is joined by Nigerian actress Folake Olowofoyeku to talk about growing up in Nigeria and trying to pursue a career in acting (6:34), her work on the sitcom Bob Hearts Abishola (16:42), and why it’s meaningful to play a romantic lead who is Nigerian (23:20).

Host: Bakari Sellers
Guest: Folake Olowofoyeku
Producer: Kaya McMullen
Engineer: Sasha Ashall

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