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The Story Of How The Civil War Made The Father Of A Nollywood Actress Deaf (Photos)

Georgina Onuoha was one of Nollywood's best actresses in the 1990s, with fans from all over Africa; however, few people are aware that her father was once a Nigerian soldier. Soldiers' lives are full of sacrifices and hardships, but they accept all of them and happily sacrifice their bodies and lives for their country.

Georgina Onuoha's father was a brave soldier who gave his all and dedicated his life to serving Nigeria. During the 1960s and 1970s, he was trained by the British and gallantly fought in the Nigerian civil war, Lebanon, ECOMOG, and other war-torn African countries.

Georgina Onuoha's father served Nigeria for 36 years, but due to shelling and bombings during the civil war, he became completely deaf. The most painful aspect of his deafness is that he hasn't heard Georgina's voice since she was born till now, and his children communicate with him using sign language.

Georgina said in a lengthy Instagram post in 2018 that she and her siblings have not had the opportunity to communicate with their father like other children since she was born. She learned to salute her father as a child. That was her and her siblings' way of greeting their father in the morning and evening.

Georgina Onuoha's father is in his eighties and still going strong. During the Nigerian civil war, many young brave soldiers gave their lives or lost a body part. One of them is Georgina Onuoha's father. He is a real-life hero.

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