From Screen to Stage: Temi Otedola Dazzles as Fulani Girl in Motherland The Musical

From Screen to Stage: Temi Otedola Dazzles as Fulani Girl in Motherland The Musical

  • Billionaire Femi Otedola's daughter Temi got a shot at stage play during the yuletide season in Motherland the Musical
  • She acted in the role of Young Hassana, a Fulani girl, in her play based on the social turmoil of 1957 Nigeria
  • Other casts of the play include Bambam of Big Brother Naija fame and Francis Onwochei among others

Nigerian-born and educated in the UK, Temi Otedola has established herself as the country's newest acting ingénue. In the last few years, she has made waves with her acting projects including ‘Citation’ and ‘The Man For The Job’ which has positioned her as a formidable talent to watch.

Temi Otedola as Young Hassana
Temi Otedola on stage as Young Hassana in Motherland the Musical
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The actress and media personality Temi Otedola made her stage debut in ‘Motherland The Musical’, a play directed and produced by Nigeria’s ‘Queen of Theatre’ Bolanle Austen Peters. It was a perfect blend of costuming and storytelling with the cast members including actors like Francis Onwochei, BBNaija reality star Bamike Olawunmi-Adenibuyan popularly known as Bambam and Uzo Osimkpa.

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In the stage play, Temi acts and sings as Young Hassana, a Fulani girl who must navigate forbidden love amidst the political and social turmoil of 1957 Nigeria.

Set in modern-day Nigeria but making many references to the past, Motherland is a fast-paced, educational and emotional look into Nigeria's history and the country's current state.

As she has long demonstrated in her film roles, Temi is a marvellously physical actor. She outdoes herself here, showing dexterity and versatility with her singing and acting.

Nigerians react to Temi Otedola's stage performance


"nice to see you perform, top-notch performance, so much energy, hard work and consistency shown! we’re super proud of you!"


"New Year, New Energy"

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"Your hardwork and focus is commendable"

Femi Otedola reacts As daughter Temi lands stage acting gig had previously reported that uprising movie star Temi Otedola announced making her debut appearance in a musical stage play dubbed Motherland the Musical where she played the role of Young Hassana.

The fashion model took to Instagram to make the post and her billionaire father, Femi Otedola, commented that he was proud of her.

Mr Eazi surprises Temi Otedola with flowers before her 1st stage play

In related news, popular Nigerian singer, Mr Eazi and his relationship with Temi Otedola were in the news after he gave her a sweet surprise to his fiancee.

The music star made sure to surprise Temi with thoughtful gifts ahead of her first stage play performance as encouragement.

Eazi sent Temi a bouquet of pink flowers, a bottle of champagne and pink and silver balloons.


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