Nigerian actor, Arowosafe, popularly known as Baba Fadeyi Oloro, is dead.
Mr. Arowosafe, who played Fadeyi Oloro in a Yoruba TV series titled ‘Arelu’ in the 80s, had been ill for over three years before his shocking death.
According to report, Fadeyi Oloro’s daughter, Fasunwon Bidemi Oluwafunke, confirmed the news on Tuesday night.
Mr. Arowosafe, who played Fadeyi Oloro in a Yoruba TV series titled ‘Arelu’ in the 80s, has been ill for over three years.
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His daughter recently joined an Instagram live session with popular OAP Daddy Freeze in February to share details of her father’s predicament.
According to her, he was diagnosed with kidney-related ailments, among other things, from the University College Hospital (UCH)
She revealed that her father’s landlord served them an eviction notice for failing to pay his rent, the amount she did not specify.
Recall that UK pastor had gifted the ailing actor three million naira for treatment.
This move was following a live video session between Daddy Freeze and Fadeyi Oloro on Instagram.
The live video session captured moments Fadeyi Oloro begged for the assistance of Nigerians to help him recover from his long-term illness.
Fadeyi Oloro begged Daddy Freeze to help him solicit funds from Nigerians and his fans in the diaspora.
Another live video session captured the moments Daddy Freeze introduced Fadeyi Oloro to Pastor Adegboyega.
The latter claimed to have known the veteran actor who blessed his childhood with lovely movies.
Pastor Adegboye pledged to assist the actor with the three million naira Daddy Freeze was planning to raise.
He also promised Fadeyi Oloro other goodies, with assurance of receiving the promised money soon.
Keeping to his promise, Pastor Tobi Adegboyega has sent the money to the family of the actor.
Media personality, Daddy Freeze shared screenshots of the alert, as well as chats between him and the actor’s family member, who confirmed they had received the money.
“The N3 million @tobiadegboyega_ sent to Fadeyi Oloro has been remitted to the family, along with an additional N261,000 raised.
Thank you PT for being a friend and brother”, Daddy Freeze wrote.
BY IYABO AINA
Publisher Of News Rain Nigeria