Nollywood actress Funke Akindele talked about how she started her TV series, ‘Jenifa’s Diary’.
Speaking at the 4th edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NEC) held on April 20, 2016, at Landmark Event Centre, Oniru, Lagos, the actress said, “I used my endorsement money to start ‘Jenifa’s Diary’”.
“When I started Jenifa’s Diary. I went to an agency, which I won’t mention. I thought they will be ready to do business with me because Jenifa to me was huge, but they asked me for my pilot.”
“I had to go back to shoot 6 episodes and I started to market it all over again before I could get advert for it.”
“Today it’s huge, it’s on Iroko Tv and people keep asking for more episodes. Keep pushing, do it well and be careful about the contracts you sign.” she added.