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Comic Actor, Okele Rebounds From Illness

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Leshi Adebayo



After days of battle with an undisclosed illness, popular comic actor, Babatunde Usman aka Okele, has finally recovered .

The Nation had published a viral video shared by Okele’s colleague, Saliu Gbolagade aka Ogbuleke, showing Okele being hospitalised over an unknown ailment.

Ogbuleke captioned the video, “thank God, olorun koni je ki aye suku nitori e @okele_2.”

Days later, Okele via a video shared on his Instagram page on Sunday, appreciated his numerous fans and colleagues for their support.

He said, “There have been so many speculations on social media over my health, I want to thank everybody, here I am, I’m stronger.

“I thank my senior colleagues, my fans, my family and God most importantly. This is me, I’m fine, I have gone, and now I’m back.”

The 42-year-old actor who hails from Kwara state has over 20 years experience in the movie industry, and has starred in many blockbuster Yoruba Nollywood movies. He is famous for his comic gestures on TV.


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