Popular comedienne, Anita Alaire Afoke Asuoha, AKA Real Warri Pikin has disclosed that her suicidal attempt made her venture into comedy.
She said she took the decision in a bid to motivate others who are going through similar challenges.
Real Warri Pikin revealed that she contemplated suicide several times between 2017/2018 because of a debt she and her husband, Ikechukwu were owing.
In an interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, Real Warri Pikin said starting comedy helped her heal from the trauma.
She said, “All the videos wey I dey do that time, no be comedy to make people laugh o, na to motivate people say, Area! Even though you dey owe debt, no worry, Federal government dey owe debt. No kill yourself. Take one step at a time. Problems must come.
“I think those things helped me heal like things wey I supposed to myself I go come dey tell [others]. Then I never pay the debt finish o. I go still go cry, come do video.
“Maybe God made me went through what I went through because [He wanted me to be here].” (sic)
Real Warri Pikin said she has been receiving testimonies of how her motivation talks stopped others from committing suicide.