- Veteran Nollywood actor, Victor Olaotan, has passed on after years of being incapacitated
- The Tinsel star sustained serious injuries after being involved in a ghastly car accident in October 2016
- According to reports, the movie star kicked the bucket on Thursday, August 26, 2021, to the dismay of fans
Popular Nigerian movie veteran, Victor Olaotan, has reportedly given up the ghost.
Olaotan who was popular for his role as Fred Ade Williams on Mnet series, Tinsel, became incapacitated after he was involved in a ghastly car crash in October 2016.
The movie star suffered a brain injury and had to be flown to Turkey for treatment. Fans and colleagues in the industry rallied around to support the actor with funds, Sun News reported.
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In an exclusive talk with Punch, Olaotan’s wife thanked those who donated funds as her husband battled for his life.
Femi Otedola donates N35 million as he foots Olaotan’s medical bill
Legit.ng had earlier reported that after it was said that Olaotan’s legs might be amputated due to his injuries in the car crash, Femi Otedola redeemed his pledge of donating for the actor’s medical bills.
Movie veteran, RMD shared the good news on social media as he appreciated the billionaire for his generous donation.
Photos surfaced on social media of Victor Olaotan as he battled his sickness
Legit.ng also earlier reported that some photos of the actor were shared on social media to show how much he has changed since he got sick.
The talented actor had lost a lot of weight and looked completely different from when he was healthy. In a particular photo, he was seen sitting on a chair looking like a different person.
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Photos of the actor were shared by a fellow Nigerian actor Seun Ajayi on his Instagram page.
Ajayi also noted that an account has been opened for his recovery funds. He asked Nigerians willing to help to send the money to the account owned by Olaotan's wife, Julia.