EndSARS: Iretiola Doyle Blames Acute Hunger For Looting Of Palliatives

EndSARS: Iretiola Doyle Blames Acute Hunger For Looting Of Palliatives

Iretiola Doyle has said those who looted Covid-19 palliatives in some parts of the country were pushed by hunger.


News Rain Nigeria gathered that the popular Nollywood actress, who took to her Twitter page to share her opinion said though Nigerians are noted to love free things, that wasn’t the main reason for the looting.

She said: “I know we are renowned for loving awoof, but greed wasn’t the reason for the stampede on palliatives, it was hunger. Acute hunger. That is something your leaders will never live down.”

EndSARS: Iretiola Doyle Blames Acute Hunger For Looting Of Palliatives

It will be recalled that the nationwide protest against police brutality codenamed #EndSARS was allegedly hijacked by hoodlums who later broke into and loot some government and private properties including warehouses where Covid-19 palliatives were kept.

Iretiola Doyle has a career that has spanned two decades in the Nigerian entertainment industry, her credits cut across stage, television, and film, and print. She is also an accomplished writer, actor, producer, and presenter.


She has also produced and presented her own fashion and lifestyle how titled ‘Oge With Iretiola’ for ten years and at different times anchored several A-list television shows, like Morning Ride, Today On STV, and Nimasa This Week on Channels TV. She is a renowned writer and has several screenplays to her credits Amaka Igwe’s Tempest (Season 1) being one of them. Iretiola Doyle is an avid social commentator who at different times penned the popular columns; Shooting Breeze in City People and In The Chat Room in the Gliteratti pull-out of This Day Newspaper and Tiola’s Take in the Saturday Vanguard.

Most recently she has been nominated at the 2016 African Movie Academy Awards in the Best Actress In A Leading Role category for her portrayal of Dr. Elizabeth in Ebony Life Films’ blockbuster 2015 hit; Fifty. Iretiola Doyle’s acting CV also includes the critical darling The Arbitration and The Wedding Party, which is presently the highest-grossing Nigerian film in Nigerian cinema history (January 2017). Both films screened at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival as part of the city to the city spotlight. Others include Dinner and Madam President.

On television, she has created memorable characters on hit shows like Fuji House Of Commotion, Dowry, and Gidi Up. Iretiola currently stars as the enigmatic Sheila Ade-Williams in the MNET television series Tinsel. Her most recent stage credits include The Vagina Monologues, Olorounbi The Musical and Hear Word, and The Wives. Described as an ‘actor’s actor’ by her peers, she is renowned for pitch-perfect performances.