Actor Strika popularly known for his role in Beast of No Nation movie became the talk of the town after he was found on the street begging for money.
He has since granted several interviews telling why he is not in school but by the roadside demanding money from people passing by. Manager for Strika, Mawuko Kuadzi has spoken exclusively to zionfelix.net concerning the allegations the young actor has made against him.
In a chat with zionfelix.net Monday evening in Accra, Mawuko admitted that his artist was given 1% out of the total sales of the Beast of No Nation film. According to him, the actor real name Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye was given $30, 000 same as his colleague Abraham Attah who is now studying in America.
When asked about the money, he told Zionfelix that it has been deposited at a bank in Strika’s name since he was not 18 at the time the cash was paid. He also mentioned during the chat that Strika was paid before shooting Beast of No Nation and part of that money is still at the bank in his name. Mawuko explained that part of the upfront the lad was given is still in his name at the bank which adds to the $30,000 he was given after the sales of the movie.
He, however, denied the actor’s statement that he made Gh10,000 from a movie titled “Jungle Justice”. Mawuko Kuadzi disclosed that Strika was paid Gh1000 from the Regina Van-Helvert-produced short film and that is what was used to purchase a suit, tie and shoes for him to appear at a movie premiere.
Strika he said has ran away from school on several occasions and was made to take an undertaken that he will be dismissed from the school should he repeat the act but he again left the school without the administrator’s notice.
On the way forward for the boy since he has made it clear that he is not interested in school, the manager told Zionfelix.net that now that he has found the whereabouts of his artist he has been searching for, he will sit him down and plan how to utilize the money they have saved for him but stated without mincing words that the cash will not be given to him since he will misuse it.
Watch full interview Zionfelix.net had with Mawuko Kuadzi below: