Nollywood actor Kanayo O. Kanayo on March 1, 2017 turned 55-year-old, however, he did not celebrate his birthday.
The veteran actor took to social media on Tuesday, were he disclosed that he did not celebrate the birthday due to the crisis in the country.
He said he couldn’t have celebrated with religious crisis and innocent blood crying all over the land.
K.O.K, as he is popularly called wrote on his page; “My dear friends, Proximate and distant. Today’s March 1st. It’s my birthday. It’s a day of sober reflections. I have a lot to thank God for but a lot to reminisce over.
“How can I celebrate? We live in very challenging times and at cross roads.
He further added in the lengthy post; “The citizenry [is] divided along ethnic and religious lines. There’s so much waste of lives, innocent blood crying all over the land. How then can we have peace? Families are in pain of either want or insecurity. How can I celebrate?
While sympathizing with the victims, K.O.K said; “My heart goes out to those caught in the web of displacement in their own land, widows, orphans( especially those orphaned by unnecessary killings) and internally displaced persons, who cannot even explain the cause of their displacement. I ask, How can I celebrate?
“Human life just became a number. Sanctity of life [is] subsidized. We shall overcome and pray NEVER to walk through this PATH again.”