Written by Clement Oluwasegun
On Air Personality and popular South African TV presenter, Bonang Matheba says female entertainers are less celebrated in Nigeria unlike other countries.
Bonang revealed this in a recent interview, calling on the Nigerian entertainment industry to make adjustments where necessary.
According to her:
“This is more progressive and probably where I feel Nigeria can do a bit more.
“For instance, Tiwa Savage is the only popular female voice in Nigeria that is greatly celebrated, while the rest of the country honours and recognises men more. This is an area of observation that can be more elevated.
“But in terms of their [Nigeria’s] entertainment industry, I would have to give it to them [Nigeria] for delivering a stunning Red-carpet experience and their ability to elevate the status of their artistes.”
In addition, Bonang who recently premiered her first TV series, “Being Bonang” on VUZU AMP, said:
“Our [South Africa’s] industry is far much kinder to our female counterparts and genuinely celebrates them and allows them to shine”.