Ace Nollywood Yoruba actor, Ojo Arowosafe known by the stage name Fadeyi Oloro has died at the age of 65.
Fadeyi was said to have died Tuesday, March 7 2023 as a, result of kidney failure among other health challenges; he had battled with for about three years.
Though it was rumored a couple of times that the actor had died which he debunked, he had come out to ask for financial assistance from well meaning Nigerians who admired his roles in promoting the rich African tradition.
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Recently in a live Instagram session with ace media personality, Daddy Freeze it was made public that the late Fadeyi Oloro required urgent financial assistance; which he got; through the help of a London-based Pastor, Tunde Adegboyega.
Pastor Adegboyega had pledged to give N3 million to the ailing actor after he saw his video on Instagram where he could barely talk.
In January 2023, a relative of the deceased who joined the live session had confirmed that medical doctors at the University College Hospital, UCH Ibadan had diagnosed the actor of kidney-related disease.
Fadeyi Oloro was born on September 15, 1957 as a native of Igbara-Odo Ekiti State South West Nigeria.
The actor who in his lifetime was known for his seamless recitation of incantations and chants; having acted as a warlord or traditionalist; began his career in theatre arts in the mid 80s when he starred in the television series “Arelu”. Fadeyi Oloro has acted in several films such as Fopomoyo, Ruke Rudo, Jelili, Akoni Mefa, Adani Lori among other films.
(Editor: Terverr Tyav)