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Miss Obija Narrates How She Acted On Tahidi High While Wearing Diapers After Tragic Accident 

Miss Obija returned on set for Tahidi High after accident that left her wearing diapers.

The actress, whose real name is Veronicah Wanjiru Mwaura, opened up about the life-altering accident during an interview with Cheptoek Boyo on November 8, 2023.

Miss Obija said her career began on the set of Tahidi High in 2012. However, she encountered a huge challenge at the start of her career after a life-changing accident which tested her determination and resilience.

The actress recalled that she was involved in a tragic accident in 2014, suffering physical injuries that affected her motor abilities.

Miss Obija she could not use the toilet thus had to rely on diapers for some time.

“And when I got the accident, let me tell you, it was not easy because I had a pelvic fructure. Nilikuwa nimevinjika vunjika,” she said.

Despite the daunting situation, Miss Obija had unwavering determination to return to the set.

“But I was determined to back on set. Even by the time I was getting this accident, I had just come from Pambazuka Productions, from what we do in schools,” she said.

Driven by her passion for acting, Miss Obija made a courageous decision to continue working even in her fragile state.

Tahidi High’s scriptwriter Caroline Wamuyu helped Miss Obija to make her return to the show as she crafted a script that aligned with her real-life challenges, allowing her to portray her character authentically.

“After a while, I told my mum I wanted to go back. So, madam Caroline Wamuyu aliniandikia script according to what I was going through. I went on set,” she said.

However, the journey back to the set was far from easy. The injuries she had sustained were so severe that she had to wear diapers due to her inability to access the washroom.

She shared that only her makeup artist friend was aware of this struggle, as she relied on crutches for an extended period before her eventual recovery.

“I was shooting in diapers because I was not able to use the washroom. And this is something Madam Caroline does not know till today.

“But there was a friend of mine who was the makeup artist ndio alikua anajua hii story. Nilitumia crutches for a very long time, mpaka nilipo pona,” she said.


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