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BREAKING: Popular Nollywood actor dies of lung cancer [PHOTOS]

A popular Nollywood actor, Sunday Olamilekan Ojo, popularly known as Gbatami, is dead.

POLITICS NIGERIA learned that Gbatami died of lung cancer on Thursday morning.

A trainee of Adebayo Salami popularly known as Oga Bello, the late Ojo had been in the movie industry for about two decades.

He was the producer of Ojo Oro, Emi nire kan, Wonyosi, Salaye, and a host of other films.

Lekan Ojo

Lekan Ojo

Condolences have been pouring in following the death of the well-known actor.

“I had the wonderful honour of acting beside this wonderful man,” actress Sheyi Adelakun shared on her Instagram stories on Friday.

“His stories were the best. RIP Lekan,” a fan wrote on social media.

Colleague Aina Olayemi shared a photo with the late thespian, describing working with him as “a joy.”

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7 Comments

  1. Aah, it’s unfortunate that Nigeria lost such asset at this point in time. May his gentle soul rest in peace…….

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