Nigeria Loses Veteran Actor, Victor Olaotan

Popular Veteran Nollywood actor, Victor Olaotan, has died after a prolonged ailment caused by a fatal accident.

Olaotan, popularly known for his role as Fred Ade-Williams in the long-running soap opera ‘Tinsel’ died on Thursday, August 26.

Five years ago, the 69-year-old actor was involved in a career-ending car accident and has been bedridden since then.

The fatal car crash happened around Apple Junction, Festac, Lagos, in October 2016 when the veteran was driving to a movie set.

Well meaning Nigerians including billionaire, Femi Otedola, contributed to his medical treatment in Nigeria and Turkey.

After some time, he was flown back to Nigeria because his family could no longer afford his medical expenses.

Him coming to Nigeria made his health condition deteriorate.

Sadly, the veteran actor passed away yesterday after a five-year long battle for his life.

His wife, Mrs Olaotan who disclosed this said his five year long suffering has finally come to an end.

She noted that everytime they spoke on video call, she always noticed that he was constantly fighting for his life.

She said:“He has tried. It is not easy to be trapped in your own body for five years. He can finally rest now”.

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