Actress Hilda Dokubo Speaks: I Do Not Belong To The Kitchen


Veteran Nollywood actress Hilda Dokubo speaks up over President Buhari’s remarks about Aisha Buhari.

President Buhari’s reaction to Aisha Buhari’s interview last week has continued to generate ripples on social media.

Veteran Nollywood actress, Hilda Dokubo posted a trending video on Instagram affirming that she does not belong to the kitchen.

President Muhammadu Buhari had remarked rather jokingly that his wife, Aisha Buhari belongs to the kithcen, the living room, and the “other room.”

Buhari has received severe backlash over his remarks.

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Hilda Dokubo reacted angrily to the president’s comments, saying women deserve to be respected, not humiliated.

In the video Hilda Said:

“My name is Hilda Dokubo and I am a woman.

“I do not belong to the kitchen, I go to the kitchen to fix food for my family and myself.

“We eat there sometimes, I don’t belong there.”

The actress asserted rather calmly but firmly, looking squarely into the camera.

Hilda Dokubo Speaks, Commands Respect For Women

Hilda further stated that she does not belong to the bedroom which president Buhari referred to as the “other room” in his remark.

She said:

“I do not belong to the bedroom either. I sleep there. It is my rest place.

“My things are there but I don’t belong there.

“I do not belong to the sitting room, it’s a lounging place, I rest there and I watch television.”

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A visibly upset Hilda further declared her rights as a woman.

She affirmed that she does not belong to the other room, as it sounds like the toilet in her house.

Hilda Dokubo stressed that she deserved the right to be a human being and be respected.

She added:

“I do not belong to the other room.

“Because I don’t know where the other room is in my house.

“Except that this other room sounds like the toilet!

“I cannot belong to the toilet.

“I am a woman, I deserve the rights to be a human being and to be respected.”

Watch Hilda Dokubo’s video here: