Sunday Akanbi “Baba Feyikogbon” Akinola, a popular Nigerian Yoruba actor, passed away due to kidney failure and had been ill for some time. Let’s read his full biography and net worth below.
Wikipedia Profile & Background
|Sunday Akanbi Akinola
|Date of Birth:
|September 19, 1942
|80 years old @ 2022
|State of Origin:
|Southwestern State, Nigeria
|Place of Birth:
|< $100 million
|Date of Death:
Sunday Akanbi Biography
Sunday Akanbi Akinola also known as Baba Feyikogbon, was born in the nineteen forties, September 19, 1942. He passed away at the age of, 80 years old, he was supposed to be at the age of, 81 years old on, September 19, 2023. He is a known Yoruba actor from the western state of Nigeria.
Feyikogbon was a television show that was shown in Nigeria. It was initially shown on NTA Channel 7 in Lagos. It is considered to be one of the Yoruba language television shows that has been running the longest in the country.
During the 1980s, the program was broadcast on a select number of NTA stations on Sundays in Southwestern Nigeria. In 2014, a reimagined version of “Feyikogbon” created by Yinka Ogundaisi and produced by DStv’s Africa Magic began broadcasting on one of the network’s channels.
Cause of Death
Baba Feyikogbon, who was born on September 19, 1942, had kidney failure for many years before asking for the public’s assistance in 2019 due to his condition. At the time, he stated that he required 30 million Naira so that he could receive treatment for kidney failure and hypertension outside of the country.
Sunday Akanbi Akinola fought this illness for years, but unfortunately, he lost his battle and passed away. Actors who have been in Yoruba movies have expressed their sorrow on Instagram. ((lindaikejisblog.com))
In an interview in 2014, Baba Feyikogbon stated that the only thing that his successful play offered him was fame but not riches, and this was before he sought assistance from the general people.
The actor rose to prominence in the 1980s and 1990s thanks to his long-running and immensely popular weekly sitcom, the Feyikogbon series, which was shown on NTA Channel 7 Lagos for more than a decade and a half.
Career of Baba Feyikogbon
Feyikogbon was a Yoruba television series that used a storytelling format similar to another popular Nigerian television show, Tales by Moonlight, and ended with ethical counsel for the audience.
Each episode of Feyikogbon features a realistic plot and play that captivates the TV viewers, who want to discover the outcome and moral of the play. The show normally begins at the residence of Ayo Mogaji, the leader of Feyikongbon village.
The mogaji takes a seat in his property and proceeds to tell the villagers stories laced with Yoruba proverbs in order to teach them how to navigate life ethically. ((wikipedia))
There is usually a moral message for the audience at the end of the presentation, followed by the character of Ayo Mogaji delighting the crowd by dancing to traditional Yoruba beats.
Sunday Akanbi Biography