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Olaniyi Afonja ‘Sanyeri’ celebrates 47th birthday

Veteran Yoruba actor cum producer Afonja Olaniyi better known as Sanyeri, today, October 14th, celebrates his 47th birthday.

Sanyeri, who is popular for his comic roles movies, was not on the 14th of October 1974.

The Nollywood actor was born in the Bola Area of Oyo town in Oyo State as the first child of his parents. Sanyeri had his formal education at St. Michael Primary School, Òkè-èbó, Oyo State and Durbar Grammar School, Oyo Town, Oyo State where he completed his secondary school education.

Sanyeri began acting in 1992, after joining a theatre group introduced to him by a friend. In 1996, the comedian moved to Lagos State to pursue his career and has since starred in a number of Yoruba movies.

Olaniyi Afonja is married to Hawawu Omolara Afonja; their union is blessed with two children.

In another report, Sanyeri reacted after Grammy-winning Nigerian star, Wizkid posted his viral meme.

It’s no longer news that Sanyeri has taken over from the likes of PawPaw and Odunlade Adekola as the king of memes on social media with his meme captioned with ‘E file’ meaning “leave him” in the English language.

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