November 17, (THEWILL) – Nollywood actor, Hanks Anuku, has revealed to the public that he has been unemployed for an extended period of time.
The veteran actor, responding to the viral video of him working as a fuel attendant at a gas station in Delta State, expressed that despite his legendary status, he has been living from hand to mouth.
In a circulating video he shared on his Instagram page, Anuku appealed to Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori and his fans, for financial assistance.
He said, “I have worked for this country. I have attained the height of being a legend. But I’ve had no job for, God knows, how many years. And I expect that Nigerians will also know that I did it all for them.
“I wanna ask Governor Sheriff to please send support to me. And my fans who truly love and appreciate the works I’ve done for them, if you think you truly love me, may God help you all to help me.”
In his caption, he extended his gratitude in advance for the generous donations from his fans and stated that he felt it was time to let the public know his situation.
The caption read, “I thank you all fans and my governor, Sheriff. I have tried my best to uphold my status as an entertainer, so it’s good to let you all know what I’m going through. I have a family and would love to get all the help from you all.”
Hanks Anuku was formerly a special adviser on Tourism and Entertainment in Delta State until he relocated to Ghana in 2014 and subsequently returned to Nigeria.