WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ODUNLADE ADEKOLA


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He was born in the city of Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State southwestern Nigeria. He attended St John’s Primary School and St. Peter’s College in Abeokuta where he obtained the West African School Certificate Examination before he later proceeded to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic where he received a diploma certificate.
Odunlade Adekola started acting at a very early age. According to him, whenever any anniversary was to hold in his church (the Christ Apostolic Church, Lafenwa, Abeokuta), he and a friend, named “Tunde”, would request to play jesters, and this request was always granted. 
He would then write a “script” for a comedy play involving just two characters (him and his friend).odunlade
That was how it all began for this professional actor, director and producer. Odunlade Adekola has featured in more than 100 Yoruba movies.
He began acting in 1996, the same year Odunlade  joined the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts practitioners.
He had starred, scripted, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years.sinima odunlade
He won the African Movie Academy Award
City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2009)
City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2011)
City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2014) 
City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2015)
The Ekiti State born actor,  recently starred, produced and directed a new movie called “Adebayo Aremu Abere”.

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