How a fan made me to stop smoking – Actor Bayo Bankole

1958, Actor Bayo Bankole

Actor Bayo Bankole has revealed he was a chain smoker but kicked the habit six years ago after a fan of his bought him four bottles of Gulder.


Bankole made this revelation on his Facebook handle in a post to celebrate the last six years of his life without smoking.

The post: “I smoked ha !!! …. God is good, when I looked back then, I say Thank You Lord. Today Mark six years I stopped smoking. How did I stopped, a guy saw me in a party called “Alinco! Alinco !! Alinco !!! …”

“I answered, he called the bar man “pls give my Broda 4 bottles of Gulder… (Turned to me) baba I appreciate you so much” I said thank you” and I brought out my pack of Benson cigarette, about to light a stick and he said to me ….

“Baba you smoke? This is not nice now u too much for this” and I said to him “Bros if Na because of Gulder, baba I go finish this four stick wey dey here, if I wake up tomorrow I fit no smoke again”. I woke up the following morning 18th of October 2010 and I never tasted cigarette till date …. To God be the glory”

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