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Nollywood Actor, Prof. Ayobami Akinwale Is Dead

Published by Nairaland on Mon, 14 Sep 2020


<blockquote>Nigerian veteran actor, Prof. Ayobami Akinwale has died.<br><br>The movie star is reported to have died following a brief illness on Sunday, September 13, 2020.<br><br>Until his death, he was a professor in the department of The Performing Arts at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin.<br><br>Akinwale is famous for his roles in movies like Sango (1997), Ladepo Omo Adanwo (2005), Iranse Aje (2007), and many others.<br><br>He was a thrilling thespian, a veteran Movie Producer, a laureate of the African Movie Academy Award (AMAA).<br><br>He was born in Ibadan and attended Methodist High School and, according to a Dawn Commission publication, the University of Ibadan before commencing academic work as a lecturer at The Polytechnic Ibadan.<br><br>He was the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Culture of University of Ilorin.<br><br>He was also the chairman of Oyo State Council for Arts and Culture. He was a judge on several cultural festivals across Nigeria.<br><br>He began his acting career in the 1970s featuring in television and drama productions. He won the Best Indigenous actor award at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards.</blockquote><br><a href="https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.pulse.ng/entertainment/celebrities/prof-ayobami-akinwale-dies-after-a-brief-illness/8p7s1tz.amp">https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.pulse.ng/entertainment/celebrities/prof-ayobami-akinwale-dies-after-a-brief-illness/8p7s1tz.amp</a><br><br><b>Na me talk</b>
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