Adekola Tijani


Adekola Tijani

Adekola Tijani an indigene of Oyo state born in the 70s has been in the movie industry for a quite period of time and has done numerious yoruba movies. He developed the passion for acting during his primary school days between 1984 and 1989 at the Oyewole Primary School, Agege. He later went back to Oyo for my secondary school education at the Anser-ru deen Grammar School. He worked at the bakery, cleaning bread cans to sustain himself. It was during his secondary school education that he joined the Omoba Seyi Adeoye’s theatre group, precisely in 1992; where he met Olaniyi Afonja, popularly known as Sanyeri. So after he passed out from secondary school in 1994, Sanyeri and him went to Lagos in search of greener pastures in 1995 which was the period of boom in home videos. He joined a theatre group that year and since then hasn't looked back. The break didn’t come until 2009 when he produced 'Kamilu Kompo' which was a huge success for him and it opened the door to stardom. He is married with a kid.

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