AHBEA 2016 Nominee, Odunlade Adekola, Icon Award Category
AFRO-HERITAGE BROADCASTING AND ENTERTAINMENT AWARD NOMINEE, ICON CATEGORY AWARD, ODUNLADE ADEKOLA
Odunlade Adekola, was born on the 31st of December, 1978 in Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria.
He is of the Yoruba ethnic group, from the south west part of Nigeria.
He is an actor, film maker, singer, producer and director.
The Nollywood icon has been in the creative/entertainment industry, actively since 1996, to be precise.
Though he was born in Abeokuta, Ogun state, Odunlade Adekola is however, an indigene of Otun Ekiti, Ekiti state.
He attended St. John’s primary school and St. Peter’s college in Abeokuta, Ogun state, where he had obtained the West African school certificate examination, before he later proceeded to Moshood Abiola polytechnic, Ojere, Abeokuta, Ogun state, Where he had received a diploma certificate.
Odunlade Adekola, started acting at a very early age, during which, whenever an anniversary was to hold in his church (the Christ apostolic church, Lafenwa, Abeokuta) he and his friend known as “Tunde”, would request to play jesters and this request often gets granted.
He would then write a ” script “, for a comedy play involving just 2 characters (him and his friend).
That was how it all began, for the professional actor, director and producer.
Odunlade Adekola, has featured in well over 100 Yoruba movies and the legendary icon of the Yoruba movie industry, is set to be honoured with an ” Icon Category Award “, at the forthcoming Afro-Heritage Broadcasting and Entertainment Awards, set to hold on the 20th of August 2016, in Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
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