- Veteran actor Pastor Ajidara down with kidney related ailments
- His son Damilare Adesanya says his ailment is as a result of an accident the actor had in 2013
- The actor retires as a court registrar and rose to the position of chairman of the Ogun state Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria and the current governor of the association of Theatre Arts and Movie Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Ogun state chapter
Veteran Nollywood actor popularly known as Pastor Ajidara is down with kidney ailment.
Comic actor Bolaji Amusan aka Mr Latin and Yomi Fashlanso were the ones who shared the news on their social media handle on Friday, May 5 seeking financial assistance for the ailing actor.
Legit.ng Entertainment exclusively called Pastor Ajidara to get firsthand information of his health but it was his son, Damilare Adesanya that picked his phone.
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Damilare informed that the family does not want the actor to answer his calls so he picked for him. The actor’s son said his father’s ailment started in 2013 after he had an accident which eventually affected his kidney. He said though they were told the accident affected his kidney, it did not start manifesting until 2015 and the family has been managing his health until now.
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On behalf of Pastor Ajidara and his family, Mr Latin and Yomi Fashlanso shared the news of his failing health on their social media handle on Friday, May 5. Read their appeal below:
“Good day everyone,
Please I'm so sorry to disturb you with this request for I know it’s truly none of your business, but if you find it good in your heart KINDLY LEND A HELPING HAND.
I don't do this OFTEN, but at times critical issues needs quick attention. Just like the man in the picture - a Nigerian film actor - Mr Adeshina Adesanya popularly known as PASTOR AJIDARA from the film ABELA PUPA needs QUICK ATTENTION.
He's seriously sick with KIDNEY FAILURE and in need of financial aid from ME and YOU. No amount is too small even if it's #1000.
Here is his wife’s account number
Name: Adesanya Atinuke. T.
Bank Acct: 1761765273. SKYE BANK.
Yomi Fash-Lanso & Mr Latin - for the family”
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The actor who is known for his role as a pastor in hit movie Abela Pupa produced by Ebun Oloyede aka Olaiya Igwe has been battling with the ailment now for some years. Pastor Ajidara has been quietly managing his state of health which had left his legs and other parts of his body swollen.
Watch Pastor Ajidara in Abela Pupa below:
Ajidara is the current governor of the association of Theatre Arts and Movie Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Ogun state. He retired as a court registrar in Ogun state in 2015. As a judiciary worker he was a prominent member of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) where he rose to become the chairman of the Ogun state arm of JUSUN until his retirement in 2015.
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