Adeleke Condoles Family Of Late Nollywood Thespian, Olofa Ina

Adeleke Condoles Family Of Late Nollywood Thespian, Olofa Ina
  • PublishedJanuary 5, 2024

Governor Ademola Adeleke Of Osun State, has mourned the passing of Veteran Nollywood actor, Aderemi Adedeji, popularly known as Olofa Ina, describing his death as devastating and painful.

The 73-year-old actor died on Thursday at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, Osun State.

Adeleke, in a condolence message signed by his spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, said the late Olofa Ina made a great mark in the movie industry.

He described his death as a loss of one of the state’s talents in the creative industry.

The governor, while condoling with the deceased’s immediate family, the people of Ede and the movie industry, urged them to take consolation in the fact that the late actor lived a life full of many accomplishments.

The statement read in part, “Adedeji Aderemi (aka Baba Olofa Ina) was a delight to watch in movies, and through his works, the course of Yoruba tradition was better shaped.

“With him gone, the memory of the lessons he radiates from the screen, and more, the enlightenment he inspires through his works will reverberate for years.

“I mourn his loss knowing well the great talent that is gone. I extend my heartfelt condolences to his immediate family, the people of Edeland, the movie industry, and everyone touched by this devastating experience.

“It is my sincere prayer that they get the strength to bear the hard moment his passage represents.”

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