In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 19th, August, 2020

Veteran Actress, Iya Osogbo Reveals Why She Stopped Appearing

Veteran Actress, Iya Osogbo Reveals Why She Stopped Acting


Iya Osogbo

Veteran Yoruba actress Grace Oyin-Adejobi popularly generally known as Iya Osogbo has disclosed why she gave up on showing on display screen once more as she clocks 90 on Sunday, August 23.

Iya Osogbo is the widow of the late Yoruba actor Oyin Adejobi who died in 2000.

Throughout an look on a radio journal programme on Area 90.1FM, Parrot Xtra Hour on Radio, anchored by Olayinka Agboola in Ibadan, Oyo State, Iya Osogbo mentioned she began her appearing profession some 67 years in the past.

She famous that she had already made her title earlier than she acted within the film Eran Iya Osogbo opposite to beliefs.

The actress spoke for the primary time in regards to the day an excited fan almost run her automobile over her in Ibadan.

She mentioned the expertise has remained indelible in her reminiscence.

“The fan finally got here down from her automobile to let me know that she merely needed to change greetings with me. She later enveloped ten thousand naira and dashed me,
” Iya Osogbo mentioned.

The veteran actress expressed displeasure over the near-nudity in Nollywood at the moment, advising actresses to not be deceived by the pleasures of the world however to imagine they’ll succeed via onerous work and the grace of God.

Iya Osogbo mentioned she met her late husband Oyin Adejobi in her youthful days. They attended the identical faculty and lived on the identical avenue.

She mentioned that other than the dying of her husband, the bottom level in her life was when her fourth little one a feminine died.

“It took me a very long time to get well from that have,”
she mentioned.

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Nevertheless, her happiest second was when she gave beginning to her first little one a boy in 1954.

Iya Osogbo who featured prominently in productions like Orogun Adedigba, Kuye, Kootu Ashipa and others mentioned there can be no formal occasion to mark her 90th birthday.

“I received to realize this age due to God’s mercy. As well as, the almighty additionally gave me the knowledge of preserving my physique and being average in all I’ve been doing. Our youths ought to emulate this too. They need to study to be God fearing too.

“All my admirers together with colleagues and members of the family have agreed to postpone no matter plan they must have a good time my 90th birthday as a result of we should obey NCDC’s COVID-19 prevention guidelines,” she mentioned.

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