Actress Foluke Daramola celebrates veteran actor Agbako at 95

Actress Foluke Daramola celebrates veteran actor Agbako at 95

- Actress Foluke Daramola-Salako, through her PARA Foundation, celebrates veteran actor Alhaji Abudulsalam Sanyaolu popularly known as Charles Olumo or Agbako in Yoruba movies

- Agbako turns 95 and he was giving a surprise birthday package by Foluke and others in his Ogun state home

- Most of Agbako's contemporaries in Nigeria film industry like Hubert Ogunde, Oyin Adejobi, Baba Sala have died

Longevity is a gift from God as it is beyond human comprehension.

Call him one of the oldest Nollywood actors and you might not be wrong. Alhaji Abudulsalam Sanyaolu popularly known as Charles Olumo or Agbako in Yoruba movies turns 95 and actress Foluke Daramola- Salako decided to celebrate him while he is still alive.

The stern-looking skinny fellow with a devious character in most movies he was cast to play in was not expecting the celebration of his birthday as orchestrated by Foluke Daramola who went all the from Lagos to Abeokuta to make the day memorable for the aged actor.

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During the early morning surprise visit, the aged actor who was taken by surprise was full of prayers and praises for all that went to make his birthday a memorable one. He was his usual jovial self despite old age.

Among those that went with Foluke Daramola-Salako are Funke Etti, Yomi Fabiyi, female drummer, Ara and others.

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Despite being a Muslim, Charles Olumo started his acting career in a church in Abeokuta before hitting the mainstream. Agbako was known for his radical and rascally mode of acting which earned him a stereotyped role of a villain in his early days of acting.

Charles Olumo's contemporaries in the Nigerian film industry include late Hubert Ogunde, late Duro Ladipo, late Moses Oliya popularly known as Baba Sala, late Oyin Adejobi among others.

Call him the last man standing, at 95, Charles Olumo is one of the living legends from the old order of the Nigerian filmmakers and actors.

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In a similar story, Legit.ng reported that veteran actor, Pete Edochie, turns 73 on Saturday, March 7, 2020. As expected, fans and followers of Edochie flooded his official page on Instagram to shower praises and congratulatory messages on him. Some of them also offered words of prayers and wished him many more years on earth.

Edochie, the celebrant, posted a series of photos on his Instagram page in which he was spotted in the company of family members and fans. He informed his fans about a unique hashtag dedicated to his birthday and urged anyone that has had the opportunity of enjoying a fan moment with him to post their photos with him too.

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