Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola has sadly announced the passing on of veteran Nollywood actor, Raji Azeez Olaniyi better known as Baba Atoli.
This is coming after Daramola had begged good willing Nigerians to rally round and financially support the late veteran due to his failing health.”Sad we lost Baba Atoli. What a big shame.”
Baba Atoli’s death is coming after popular Nigerian veteranactor, Yinka Ogundaisi died.
The death of the seasoned actor was confirmed by a statement by Ropo Ewenla in a WhatsApp message to members of the Ibadan Film Circle (IFC), a group the late filmmaker/film marker belonged to.
The veteranactor had been ill for a long time.
Yinka Ogundaisi was the next actor to play the legendary Sango in ‘Oba Koso’ after the late Chief Duro Ladipo.
He resuscitated and repackaged the longest-running Yoruba TV programme, ‘FEYIKOGBON.’
A member of the cast of ‘The Village Headmaster,’ he also authored a crime fiction titled ‘The Charmed Lock.’
His movie credits include – Give and Take, Destiny, Hostess, Ọmọge (Damsel), – Pardonable, Unforgivable, Happy Homes (a drama series once aired on DSTV among others.