Veteran Actor Jibola Dabo recounts challenges he faced when he acted a kiss scene with a male smoker

By: Sarkolee / October 23rd, 2022 / 30 views

Jibola Dabo, a well-known Nollywood actor from Nigeria, has discussed his acting career and some of the challenges he had growing up.

In an interview with Emmanuel Ojo, Jibola Dabo reportedly stated that, according to Punch News.

Everything began when I started acting before my primary school days in Owo, Ondo State, but it was not professional then. I was very popular back then for playing the role of Samson in the story of Samson and Delilah. That was in the year 1963. He said

He made it clear that his family was neither impoverished nor rich when discussing his family background. He admitted that his father passed away when he was eleven years old and that he had to work weekends at a construction site to help support his mother.

Jibola Dabo further disclosed that he was the third born and the second male in a household of six children.

He admitted during the interview that he could remember a time when he had to play a part in a movie scenario when he had to kiss a man, but sadly for him, the man was a smoker.

He claimed in one of his statements that

I hate cigarettes and smoking and I can’t even stand it.

I once had to pull a fast one and kiss a guy without realizing he was a smoker.

I kept kissing his lips, but the director kept saying, “Cut!” I went outside to spit and wash my mouth. He spoke