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I was born normal but I stopped growing – Osita Iheme

Nollywood actor, Osita Iheme, popularly known as Paw Paw, in the Nigerian movie industry says he was born normal but stopped growing.

Paw Paw, who said this while reflecting on his life, added that he cannot question God about his height.

He also revealed the sad event that led to led to the untimely death of his father and how he had to go through many struggles to become a known comic actor.

“I was born normal but then stopped growing. I was born in the early 80s. I mark my birth every 20th of February. I was a normal baby when I was born.

“I can’t say that this was when I stopped growing but I just grew up to find myself like this. I can’t question God but I keep working hard to become somebody in life.

“I lost my father at an early age under mysterious circumstances. With my Daddy I know my academic ambitions would have been realised up to PhD level and so many other things I wanted to do if he were alive today.

“It really saddens my heart though. Recalling the sad event leading to the untimely death of my dear father, I was very young then. I can’t really say much about him because I was still a baby when he passed on.

“From what I learnt, he was a trader who travels a lot and was into merchandising. He made sure that his children were well brought up.

“He raised us with a good moral upbringing and the fear of God. He was that kind of father. He was a tall man. I just grew up to find myself like this. I just found myself like this and I can’t question God but I keep working hard to become somebody in life.

“Definitely, my mother must have been worried about my growth but what can she do? It has happened and she had to accept the situation the way it was.”

The comic actor, who has been used in meme to describe worrisome situations, also spoke about his siblings.

“We are five in the family including a girl and four boys, I am the last born, two of my siblings are based in Europe, while the other two are importers, the only girl is working with oil company”.