Actor Remi Shitta-Bey Speaks After Recovering From Stroke, Spends N850k per Month on Drug

Actor Remi Shitta-Bey Speaks After Recovering From Stroke, Spends N850k per Month on Drug

  • Actor Remi Shitta-Bey, in a recent video with his junior colleague Kunle Afod, shared how he battled stroke
  • Shitta-Bey, in the moving video, disclosed how he has been living off a drug that cost N850k per month
  • The actor also opened up on how some of his colleagues, like Jide Kosoko, and Oga Bello, among others, had paid him private visits

Actor Kunle Afod recently paid a courtesy visit to his senior colleague and veteran Remi Shitta-Bey at his residence.

Shitta-Bey, who had lost weight, shared how he was recovering from a stroke he had been battling for a while.

Kunle Afod visits Remi Shitta-Bey
Remi Shitta-Bey opens up about battling stroke. Credit: @raymmyshittabey
Source: Instagram

The Yoruba actor said he refused to make the public aware of his sickness because he had support from his family, friends and colleagues.

Shitta-Bey, who is now recuperating, told Kunle Afod that he survives on a drug that now costs N850k, which he buys every month.

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Appreciating Afod for sending him N1 million at a time of need, the actor also appealed to new generation stars not to neglect veterans in the industry by featuring them in their movie projects.

He also spoke about colleagues like Yinka Quadri, Oga Bello, Ogogo, and Jide Kosoko, among others, visiting his residence.

Watch the video of Kunle Afod with Shitta-Bey below:

People react as Shitta-Bey speaks about battling stroke compiled some of the comments, read them below:


"He's lost so much weight . But Alihamdulilahi for good health."


"Wow…out of sight is truly out of mind, how can I forget this veteran? God bless you Afod, May God continue to strengthen you Mr Shitta Bay."

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"All of us need to pay attention to HBP and other heart related health issues. High time we start getting health insurance and regular medical checkups. We .have lost too many good people to preventable illnesses."


"So happy to see uncle Rammy Shitta bay alive. Awon great Politician inu Yoruba movie niyen. Perfect healing IJN."


"Remmy Shitta Bay........I wish u speedy recovery......U are a fantastic movie living legend..... I rem KANRAN D KILLER in the early 90's......until now I tot Kanran was the brain behind it......cos he played d lead role."

What Shitta-Bey said about Dejo Tunfulu's death

Meanwhile, recalls reporting that Remi Shitta-Bey insisted that the general hospital in Ikorodu had a part in Dejo Tunfulu's death.

The entertainer blamed the untimely death of the actor on negligence on the part of the hospital.

Shitta-Bey made a reference to how he receives treatment from hospitals abroad while noting that Dejo shouldn’t have lost his life to severe malaria.

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