Nollywood actor and producer, Sunday Olamilekan Ojo, popularly known as Gbatami has been confirmed dead.
According to Politics Nigeria, the actor died as a result of lung cancer which he had been battling for over a year now.
Sunday Olamilekan Ojo is one of Nigeria’s actors that has been around for over three decades in the entertainment industry.
His movie production kicked off barely 24 hours after graduation, coming out with a movie titled Ojo Oro.
In quick succession, he had the following films to his name; Emi nire kan; Wonyosi, Salaye and a host of others.
Condolences have been pouring in following the news of his death;
“I had the wonderful honour of acting beside this wonderful man,” actress Sheyi Adelakun wrote.
“His stories were the best. RIP Lekan,” a fan wrote on social media.
Colleague Aina Olayemi shared a photo with the late thespian, describing working with him as “a joy.”
May the soul of the thespian rest in peace.