Osun Governor Adeleke mourns veteran Nollywood actor Baba Olofa

Osun Governor Adeleke mourns veteran Nollywood actor Baba Olofa


Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has described the death of veteran Nollywood actor Adedeji Aderemi, popularly known as Baba Olofana, as shocking and heartbreaking.

In his message of condolence on Friday, the governor also said Baba Olofana had made a great contribution to the film industry.

Mr. Adeleke, in a message of condolence released by his publicist, Mr. Olawale Rasheed, added that Mr. Olofana’s death marks the loss of one of the state’s greatest talents in the creative industry.

He showed compassion for his immediate family, the people of Edeland, and the film industry as a whole.

The governor urged them to take solace in the fact that Baba Olofana lived a life filled with many accomplishments.

“Adeji Aderemi (also known as Baba Olofana) was a joy to watch on film and through his work the course of Yoruba tradition was better shaped. The memory, and even more the enlightenment he inspired through his work, will resonate for years to come.

“We are deeply aware that a great talent has left this world, and we mourn his passing. Our hearts go out to his immediate family, the people of Edeland, the film industry, and everyone touched by this traumatic experience. I am sorry for your loss.

“We sincerely pray that they may find the strength to endure the difficult moments expressed in his verse. May Almighty Allah grant him the soul of Aljana Hridaus,” the statement said. Ta.

Source: dailypost.ng

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