Popular Nollywood actor, Osita Iheme aka Paw Paw due to his ‘Aki & Paw Paw’ fame has reaffirmed that he still has valid political ambition during a recent interview, the actor said he has always wanted to be a leader so as to provide good things for this people.
In a recent interview with Punch, the Osita Iheme said
‘while growing up, I didn’t have anything particular in mind that I wanted to do. I just grew up and found myself acting. Like I said earlier, I started my acting career in church and from there, I picked up the interest to become an international actor’.
He added that,
‘by the special grace of God, I still have a political ambition. I have always wanted to be a leader so as to provide good things for my people. There is something that keeps pushing me to do that and I cannot seem to shrug it off. I know that when the time is right, the dream would become a reality’.
Osita Iheme is a Nigerian actor. He is widely known for playing the role of ‘Pawpaw’ in the film Aki na Ukwa alongside Chinedu Ikedieze. Osita Iheme (popularly known as Paw-Paw) has often been described as one of the best actors of his generation.
He is the founder of Inspired Movement Africa. A movement set aside to inspire, motivate and stimulate the minds of young Nigerians and Africans. In less than a decade he has gone on to become one of the most in-demand actors in Nollywood.
In 2007 Osita received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards. He is considered to be one of Nigeria’s most famous actors. In 2011, he was honored as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).
Osita Iheme was born on February 20, 1982 into a family of five children. He hails from Mbaitoli, Imo State, Nigeria. Born and bred in Abia State, Osita has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Lagos State University.