Wini Lazarus, one of the great potentials in Nollywood has a big dream for Nigeria and has announced her intentions to partner with the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige the Presidency, and the National Assembly, including the governor of Lagos State Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Edo State governor and other State governors that are willing to create jobs and empower Nigerians.
The actress who is also a producer and a farmer, is of the opinion that agriculture is one of the ways out of the current problems Nigeria is facing. According to her, there is no reason why most people shy away from farming, as far as she is concerned, most of our parents in the sixties, seventies were farmers and were able to cater for their families, including those who are still farmers. “Why should Nigerians run away from the farm,” she asked?
However, the actress, who has introduced a project tagged ‘Back to the Land Project” while urging all the first ladies in Nigeria to support her, including all those who wish Nigerians well, from the Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo and other first ladies.
Speaking on why she is calling on the top shots in Nigeria, Wini said farming is a huge project, as many that are willing to farm, the government must also be willing to empower them in whatever capacity they want. She admonished Nigerians to embrace the Back to the Land Project, saying, it does not stop them from being who they want to be, ‘’ I’m an actress, a producer and a farmer, the Minister of Agriculture is a farmer and also a minister, former President Olusegun Obasanjo is a farmer and President of Nigeria’’. Most of her friends call her Willy Winning Wini, ( WWW ) because she knows Nigerians are willing and will win the battle over the current economic recession.
Wini said she is dedicating her time and energy to serve Nigeria and Nigerians because she can understand what most Nigerians are going through because she has been there.