Nollywood star actor, Lekan Olatunji is grappling with the loss of his beloved wife who he referred as his “Engine Room”.
The Yoruba film icon shared the devastating news of her passing, leaving the entire entertainment industry in mourning.
Reports circulating online indicate that Olatunji had to abruptly cancel a scheduled shoot in light of his wife’s tragic demise.
In a poignant tribute to his spouse, the actor emphasized the unpredictable nature of life and expressed his anguish over her passing.
“Unquestionable God,” he penned, in a poignant acknowledgment of the inexplicable twists of fate.
In another emotional post, Olatunji reminisced about the love and unwavering support he had received from his wife for the past 16 years.
He credited her with helping him find solace in faith and maintaining his focus throughout their journey together.
Tragically, her promise to care for their children has been cut short by her untimely death. Olatunji, deeply affected by the loss, vowed to continue loving his wife forever and implored her not to abandon their children.
“You accepted me the way I was 16 years ago,” he recalled. “You taught me how to be closer to God and stay focused. You promised to take good care of my kids, which you are doing. I’ve put my trust in God and you that you are going to train my kids for me because of my health.”
The news of Lekan Olatunji’s wife’s passing elicited heartfelt condolences from fellow Nollywood stars, who expressed their support during this difficult time.
Tawa Ajisefinni, Mosun Filani, Folorunsho Adeola, Lola Magret, Toyin Tomato, and Bimpe Akintunde all extended their condolences and prayers to Olatunji and his family.
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The loss of his wife follows a harrowing accident that Olatunji survived just a year ago.
Sharing a video from his hospital bed, which showed bandages on his head and arms, the actor revealed that he had narrowly escaped a life-threatening accident.