Nollywood actor, producer and a director Uche Odoputa, who was arrested in 2007 by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency, for Drugs Trafficking ,a...
Nollywood actor, producer and a director Uche Odoputa, who was arrested in 2007 by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency, for Drugs Trafficking ,and was sentenced to jailed for two years and three weeks
In an interview with BroadWay Africa TV the Actor shared about his life before the incident, and his plans for the future.
Odoputa Uche , disclosed that he was very well open to the drug trafficking offer because he thought he could change his life conditions then , when he count cater for his family, and wasn’t getting any substantial movie roles, and when he could not afford to feed or house himself .
He also added that some of his colleagues abandoned him for some obvious reasons, but he doesn’t hold it against them, because he thought it was a time for him to learn his lesson.
He said his major regret was letting his family down and letting his London friends take advantage of his situation by talking him into the act.
He mentioned that he has never used drugs before, that the encounter was the first time he saw the item.
He also said he is grateful for a second chance and will never travel that route again.
Uche Odoputa who played Chief Livinus in the popular TV Series, Husband of Lagos; disclosed how the movie has impacted his life and his plans for the future.