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Veteran actress Grace Omaboe, popularly known as Maama Dokono has disclosed why she had to quit politics at a time Ghanaians were getting to identify her with it.
According to her, Maame Dokono during the interview said that she has learned her lessons with regards to involving herself in political activities.
Speaking in an interview on Okay FM’s ‘Best Entertainment Show’ hosted by Halifax Ansah-Addo last Monday, She said;
“Fights in politics over the years made me realized a lot. I left NDC because of some sort of fights all over, I had wanted to join a party which would be pleased with, reason I joined NPP but same happened there. The young ones seem not to appreciate we the oldies when we identify ourselves for advice purpose.”
“The disgrace and insults I received for going into politics openly was too much for me. I have learnt my lessons and will not go into politics again. Even if I will go into politics, I will be behind the scenes and not as openly as did in the past,” she said.
The veteran actress further revealed that former Minister for Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture, Madam Catherine Afeku, confronted her publicly for commenting on issues related to the creative arts industry.
“Catherine fought with me…she met me personally and confronted me. I just kept quiet looking at her….she confronted me in parliament house…Then I told her, just wait patiently, your time will come. In a few months, I heard she had been moved from the creative arts ministry.” she added.