Veteran Nollywood actor, Gbolagade Akinpelu popularly known as ‘Ogun Majek’ is dead.
Ogun Majek, who has been battling an ailment for many months, died in the early hours of Thursday, June 25 in his Ibadan residence.
Filmmaker, Tunde Ola-Yusuf, who confirmed Majek’s death on his Facebook page, wrote
”From him we come and on to him we shall return, Alh Gbolagade Akinpelu Ogunmajek has return to his creator, may God almighty rest his soul among the righteous. Amen”.
Kemi Filani News recalls that the family of the actor once asked for public assistance as his health deteriorated before his death
The request was for financial help contained in a release issued by one of his sons, Akinpelu Akeem Abidemi.
Abidemi claimed that the children of Gbolagade Akinpelu are using the medium to appeal to all indigenes of Ibadanland, Oyo State, and Nigerians as a whole to provide financial assistance for the treatment of their father who has been battling with an unknown sickness for some years.
He also said that they have spent and sold all resources at their disposal but all to no avail. He said they are asking for help from the public in order not to lose the ailing film actor.
He enjoined people across religious beliefs to pray for his father and to also pray for intending donors that their pockets will never dry.