Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda has quit her self named magazine, Monalisa after her split with business partner, Lanre Nzeribe. The same man is rumoured to be her lover. A claim she neither acknowledges or denies.
In a statement released by the actress publicists, the lovers couldn’t settle their differences, they had to go separate ways.
“We regret to officially announce the resignation of Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda from Monalisa Magazine, which also marks the end of her partnership with Mr. Lanre Nzeribe, due to irreconcilable professional differences.
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“Over the past few months, both parties have made concerted efforts to retain their partnership, to no avail, which led to their mutual agreement that a separation would be the best course of action,” the statement reads.
“Though she has, so far, committed so much time, energy and resources into the project, it is high time she moved on as she pursues renewed ethos to raise her standards of professionalism and focus on projects closer to her heart.
“Monalisa Chinda extends her sincere appreciation to the entire staff of the company for the great working experience during the time being. She wishes Mr. Nzeribe and the staff all the best in their future endeavours.
“She also wishes to express her profound gratitude to her wonderful fans for their unreserved support through the years. Thank you for your continued support as the Monalisa brand promises greater things to come,” the statement reads.
The magazine which had be fraught in controversy since it's inception seems to be on it's way to total obscurity as Monalisa has been the face of the magazine. Her exit may be the last blow to the magazine, as many staff member have started resigning.