I Started Smoking At The Age Of Fourteen – Strika

Young Ghanaian Actor Strika who gained popularity after starring in the popular ‘Beast of No Nation’ has in an interview with Abraham Offei of Glovantis Multimedia revealed that he started smoking at a very tender age.

According to him, he began taking interest in smoking ‘wee’ before he turned 14 years of age,

“for me I began smoking at a very young age, like before 14.”

According to the young actor, after starring in the popular movie, he was given admission at a Montessori school in Cape Coast and expected this to help him cope with his addiction to smoking but that wasn’t the case.

“I did not stop when I got the admission to school there, I couldn’t, I was still doing it, in fact every student in the school knew that I was doing it and unfortunately my cover blew one day.”

Narrating how his cover was blown, Strika whose real name is Emmanuel Nii Adokwei said,


“one of the students I smoked with mistakenly placed a piece of the substance at a wrong place and our alarm was blown. I am using the word our because I was not the only person, there were students from other countries who were also into that act.”


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