Talented Nollywood actor, Yomi Fash-Lanso has taken to his Instagram page to share picture of Popular Comedian, Gbenga Adeboye as he remembered him 20 years after his death. He described him in his post as a man of many talents.
Elijah Oluwagbemiga Adeboye was a Nigerian Popular Entertainer, Versatile, Singer, Orator, Broadcaster, Songwriter, Comedian, and Social media personality, born on September 30, 1959 in Ode-Omu, Osun State, Nigeria.
Adeboye was a Chief host of a popular radio program presented in Lagos State Broadcasting Corporation in early 1980s where he got the household name Funwontan Oduology. He was also described as merchant and performer of traditional oduology by his fans. Some of the names are Alhaji Pastor Oluwo, Jengbetiele, Itu Baba Ita, Alayemi Gbengulo, and Apogunpote of Yoruba land. The ace broadcaster and master of ceremony hit stardom before comedy became a big industry as it is today.
He died on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 and was buried on Wednesday, May 14, 2003.
May his beloved soul continue to rest in peace. Gbenga left a good legacy and his history count for the future.