Yoruba actress Aisha Abimbola, Omoge Campus star, is dead

Abisola Abimbola aka Omoge Campus
Abisola Abimbola aka Omoge Campus

Popular Yoruba movie star, Aisha Abimbola, popularly known as Omoge Campus, has died.

She reportedly died in a Canadian hospital on Wednesday. The cause of death was still speculative as at press time.

Her colleague, Bisola Badmus, broke the news of her death on her Instagram page.

Other colleagues of the deceased like Ronke Odusanya, Biodun Okeowo, and Odunlade Adekola, have also expressed shock over the loss of their colleague.

According to Goldmyne TV, it was reported that the deceased allegedly died of breast cancer in Canada. The late actress was rounding off her HND programme at the Lagos State Polythenic when Wale Adenuga Productions came to shoot in her school.

The director, Antar Laniyan – who eventually became her mentor – was waiting for a cast member when Abimbola walked up to him to ask for a role in the movie.

Laniyan offered her the role of the absent actress, kicking off Abimbola’s acting career.

However, the movie “Omoge Campus” – a film by Bola  Igida – shot her into limelight in 2001.

Apart from her acting career, the deceased also ran a catering business. Her death comes almost a year after Moji Olaiya’s death. The talented actress died on May 17, 2017, in Canada. She died few months after welcoming her second daughter.

Abimbola featured in indigenous and non-indigenous productions such as “No Pain, No Gain,” “Awerijaye,” “So Wrong So Right,” “Omoge Campus,” “Kamson and Neighbours” among others.

She made her debut as a producer with the 2016 movie “T’omi T’eje,” which she premiered in Atlanta, with a music performance by King Rokan.

The movie was based on a true life story which she heard about during her Youth Service year in 2002. A mum of two, she was formerly married to a colleague, Victor Ibrahim.

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