Yoruba Actor, Olamilekan Ojo Dies After A Fight With Lung Cancer
Olamilekan Ojo, popularly known as Gbatami, is a well-known actor who has won several regional honors for his work in films.
By Omotayo Olutekunbi
In the early hours of yesterday, November 17, 2022, veteran Nollywood actor Olamilekan Ojo, commonly known as Gbatami, was declared dead after losing a horrifying fight with lung cancer.
The actor lost his battle with cancer on Thursday morning at about 7.30 a.m., according to many sources.
The late actor, who lived his whole life in Lagos, was highly talented, and because of his wide range of roles in the movies, he is well-known to lovers of Yoruba film.
Olamilekan Ojo, popularly known as Gbatami, is a well-known actor who has won several regional honors for his work in films. Gbatami is a well-known performer and producer in South Africa in addition to Nigeria.
After completing a five-year training program with Adebayo Salami, better known as Oga Bello, and graduating in 2004, the actor was able to establish himself in the profession. He produced his debut movie, “Ojo Oro,” just 24 hours after receiving his degree in 2004, and he went on to make roughly 20 more until his death.
May his soul rest in peace.
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