Celebration of a Nollywood Titan: Adebayo Salami Turns 71
Popularly known as Oga Bello, Adebayo Salami needs no introduction in the Nigerian film and theater space. His ability to transition with time has made him one of the doyens of the Nigerian Film Industry. He is the patriarch of the Adebayo-Salami Dynasty and the father of Femi Adebayo Salami, a Nigerian film director, film actor, lawyer, producer, and Special Adviser to the governor of Kwara State on Art, Culture and Tourism.
Birthday Tributes from Movers and Shakers of Nollywood
Femi Adebayo Salami, a Nigerian film director, film actor, lawyer, producer, and Special Adviser to the governor of Kwara State on Art, Culture and Tourism. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DADDY
May you live longer to eat the fruits of your investments in sound mind and perfect health
Much love sir @adebayo.salami
Tunde Kelani, popularly known as TK, is a Nigerian filmmaker: Special Birthday Greetings to Adebayo Salami, my brother, friend and professional colleague. I pray that Almighty Allah will continue to guide and shower you with abundant blessings of good health and prosperity as you add another year. Enjoy your day. TK
Jide Kosoko, a Nigerian actor, director, and producer: Egbon mi Aremu @adebayo.salami Congratulations on your 71st birthday, You deserve every good thing of life, you have worked for humanity, Almighty Allah will allow you to enjoy the fruit of your labour for more years to come. Happy birthday.
Niyi Akinmolayan, The CEO of Anthill Studios wrote: “I can sit with Oga Bello all day just to hear him tell stories!! People throw this veteran/icon/legend word around carelessly but you see @adebayo.salami is a true Icon. beyond that, he’s a progressive human. He has raised a lot of great filmmakers and he’s always pushing for the industry to be the best. Have an amazing Birthday today daddy!!! You deserve everything and more.
Dele Odule, a Nigerian film actor and producer: “Alhamdulilah! Thanking God for his mercies in the life of our father @adebayo.salami Congratulations as you add another year today. Your guidance and direction are truly inspirational and such a blessing to every one of us.
May your birthday bless you with long life, good health, and an abundance of prosperity. Happy birthday to a truly magnificent leader and legend. Many happy returns sir”
Odunlade Adekola, a Nigerian actor, singer, filmmaker, film producer, and film director: Happy birthday to you Number 1 @adebayo.salami.
You are blessed already. God will continue to bless you daddy. You will continue to see the glory of all your children in Jesus’ name.
Enjoy your day sir.
Muyiwa Ademola, a Nigerian actor, film producer, and director: A very special, scintillating, and wonderful birthday shout to this Enigmatic pillar. Baba Mi Authee. A tree with many branches, a state with many cities, a creative with many creatives. Agba yin a tubo dale, Atubotan yin koni koro, e o ni dagba radarada. Long life and great health with plenty of happiness @adebayo.salami. Love and Respect Always sir.
Antar Laniyan, is a Nigerian veteran actor, film producer, and director: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO A GREAT LEADER…
MANY HAPPY RETURNS TO A GREAT THESPIAN…
EMPEROR WITH AN EMPIRE…
FATHER TO ALL…
YOUR ABODE IS EVERYONE’S ABODE.
AGE GRACEFULLY BOSS…
MAY YOUR YEARS BE LONG AREMU
May GOD In HIS Infinite Mercies And Wisdom Grant You peace of mind Sir.
Bolaji Amusan, known by his comic persona Mr. Latin, is a Nigerian comic actor, filmmaker, director, and producer. Happy birthday to a leader, father, and role model @adebayo.salami the chairman of @tampanglobal Board of Trustees. Long life with a sound mind.
AfroFilm Herald Times Team joins the world to celebrate the highly referred leader in the Nigerian Film Industry. Happy birthday sir.