Ekiti State in the Southwestern region of Nigeria is blessed with human and natural resources which have make the state a place to reckon with.
The state which was created on the 1st of October, 1996 is known for its high concentration of reputable Professors and award-winning entertainers.
Among the entertainers are Yoruba Nollywood actors, let us take a look at 3 actors in Nigeria who hails from the Ekiti State Nigeria.
1. Odunlade Adekola
Odunlade who hails from Otun Ekiti in the Moba Local Government Area of the state is one of the leading actors in the country.
The multiple award-winning actor who were born in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital featured in over 100 Yoruba movies since he gained prominence many years ago.
Odunlade Adekola, who is an ambassador to many reputable companies in Nigeria is also a talented musician who has released some singles.
2. Peju Omobolanle
Peju Omobolanle is the beautiful wife of Sunday Omobolanle popularly known as ‘Papi luwe’ and sister to the late movie star, Yomi Ogunmola.
She hails from Okemesi town of Ekiti state in the Southwest region of Nigeria Peju Omobolanle is now a veteran in the movie industry.
She has won many awards and recognition for her superb acting skills both in Nigeria and beyond.
3. Peter Fatomilola
Peter Fatomilola who hails from Ifishin Ekiti in Ido Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State is best known for playing herbalist roles in Yoruba movies.
He has featured in numerous Yoruba movies since his foray into the movie industry many years ago. His vast knowledge of ‘Ifa’ cosmology has earned him many roles in the Nigerian movie industry.