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Actor, Hanks Anuku Now Naturalised Ghanaian Citizen

Nollywood Actor Hanks Anuku has become a citizen of Ghana having naturalised, relocated and changed his name to Nana Kwame Fifi Kakra Anuku.

Hanks Anuku who relocated to Accra has finally embraced Ghana as his adopted country.

In a recent interview with Ghana Creative Arts, Hanks Anuku said he is going to stay in Ghana for the rest of his life in order to help Ghanaians.

On why he left Nigeria, the actor said the crisis in Nigeria forced him to leave the country and send his family to London while he hustles in Accra, Ghana.

Hanks added that his adopted Ghanaian name is Nana Kwame Fifi Kakra Anuku.

Although Igbo by tribe, Hanks Anuku was born in Ibadan 40 years ago, and attended Loyola College Ibadan and Auchi Polytechnic and graduated in 1981, before moving to the United States of America.

The actor said he came to the industry to build up the children to make them comfortable and to build on the good things of life.

He urged the upcoming artistes to be dedicated, shun rumour mongering or be jealous of one another because everybody is a star provided you identify your talent and develop it.

Anuku, is not only associated with bad guy roles in the Nigerian movie industry, he is an actor that loves to ride on heavy racing motorbikes on the streets of Lagos.

Although his accent is American having lived in the United States for a very long time before returning to Nigeria, he is deeply rooted in the African culture and loves his people dearly.

In some throwback interview with the press, Hanks disclosed that before he joined Nollywood, he had played some movie roles abroad.

According to him, he was introduced to the Nigerian movie industry by Regina Askia and his first movie was an Igbo Freak titled ‘The Skeleton’ with Mr Fidelis Duka.

Since then, he had featured in countless movies. Among these movies are the senator 1&2, ‘The Sanatorium,’ ‘My Love’, ‘Desperados,’ ‘Broad Day Light and other best sellers.

Source: Ghlinks


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