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Veteran actor, Olofa Ina passes on

Veteran Nollywood actor and producer, Chief Adedeji Aderemi widely known as Baba Olofa Ina passes on at the age of 73...READ THE FULL STORY HERE▶

The 73-year-old actor reportedly died on Thursday, January 4, 2024, in his hometown of Ede. Until his demise, Chief Adedeji Aderemi also recognized as Baba Olowe, held the title of Sobaloju of Edeland.

The prominent figure in contemporary Yoruba theatre had a significant impact on the industry. In 1972, he established the Olofa Ina Theatre Group alongside renowned figures like Erinfolamin, Dasofunjo, Gbolagade Akinpelu, and the late Oyetunji of Esinnla compound, Ede. His theatrical training was under the late Oyetunji.

The Olofa Ina Group achieved notable milestones in the Theatre Industry by spearheading the staging of epic histories portraying Yoruba Warlords from the 18th and 19th centuries.

These productions included stories of Basorun Ogunmola, Balogun Ibikunle, Ogedengbe Agbogungboro of Ilesha, Aare Kurunmi of Ijaye, Kakanfo Afonja, and many others.

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