In several clips and pictures shared by his colleagues in the entertainment industry on social media, the movie star looked very ill.
Reports have said the total sum of 250,000 dollars must be deposited for him to receive treatment outside Nigeria and be healthy again.
His account details has circulated online for donations from fans and generous Nigerians.
We wish him good health.
Victor Olaotan (born 1952, Lagos, Nigeria) is a Nigerian veteran actor and lead character of the popular Soap opera, Tinsel.
He was born in Lagos in 1952. He studied at the University of Ibadan, Obafemi Awolowo University and Rockets University, United States.
He began his career as an actor when he joined the University of Ibadan theatre group, where he met other artistes, such as Professor Wole Soyinka and Jimi Solanke among others. He became an actor at the age of 15 years through a teacher who was a member of the Ori Olokun Theatre group in the early 70’s, prior to the death of his father.
After his father died, he traveled to the United States of America in 1978 but returned to Nigeria in 2002 to continue his career in acting. He became more popular in 2013 after his leading role in a Nigerian Soap opera, Tinsel that began airing in August 2008.
The veteran actor was involved in a motor accident in October 2016 and suffered nervous system injury. He was driving to a movie set when the accident took place around Apple Junction, in Festac, Lagos.
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