Olamilekan Ojo, a Yoruba actor and producer better known by his stage name Gbatami, has passed away. In this article we have shared what happened to him? and what was his cause of death.
How did Olamilekan Gbatami Ojo die?
Another one of its own has passed away in the Yoruba segment of Nollywood.
Gbatami, a well-known actor and movie producer by the name of Olamilekan Ojo, has passed away.
The actor, who received a TAMVAAS award, was declared deceased at 7:30 am on November 17th, a Thursday.
Olamilekan Ojo cause of death
Olamilekan Ojo, according to accounts, had been battling lung cancer for more than a year before it took his life.
God grant him eternal peace!
The Yoruba film industry has, regrettably, suffered loss in the year 2022.
Popular veteran actor Yinka Ogundaisi passed away in June.
To name a few, Osmond Gbadebo also passed away on Monday, May 30th, one month prior to the passing of Yinka Ogundaisi.
Actress Sheyi Adelakun shared her condolences
Following the passing of the well-known actor, condolences have started flooding in.
Actress Sheyi Adelakun said on her Instagram stories on Friday, “I got the tremendous honour of acting opposite this lovely man.”
“His were the best stories. Lekan, RIP,” a supporter posted on social media.
Working with him was “a delight,” according to coworker Aina Olayemi, who posted a photo of herself with the late actor.
Who was Olamilekan Ojo?
Actor Gbatami, also known as Olamilekan Ojo, is well-known and has won a TAMVAAS award for his work. In South Africa, Gbatami Olamilekan Ojo is a well-known actor and producer.
He was able to carve out a niche for himself after completing his five-year training programme with Adebayo Salami, better known as Oga Bello, in 2004. Immediately following graduation, with the release of Ojo Oro, he started making movies. After that, he had the movie Emi nire kan to his credit, along with a number of others who had directed more than 20 movies, including Wonyosi and Salaye.
Tribute to Olamilekan Ojo
Falilah Adebisi Orekoya said,
May God accept his return n forgive him all hsi shortcomings,and Grant him enternal rest,rip
Halimat Morenikeji Sanni said,
So sad Inalilahi waina ilehim rojiuna May Almighty Allah grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Bade Omokenny Bade said,
RIP sir. I remembered when he came to our house to shoot his movie ‘Salaye’ starring Saheed Balogun, Mercy Aigbe etc back then. So sad
Ajibola Faruq Umar said,
Very Devastating! May Almighty Grant all he left the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss
Adeniyi Olabisi said,
So sad, Egbon as I dey called you, i will miss all your advice you always told me when I know you den. Rip Gbatami
Adesola Isiekwene Olasoju said,
Please, accept my heartfelt condolences .
May his soul find eternal rest
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