Adeshina Adesanya on his sick bed.

His colleague, Yomi Fash Lanso announced the news of his death in an Instagram video posted today.

Nollywood actor, Adeshina Adesanya, who was recently diagnosed with a kidney failure condition is dead.

His demise came in the middle of calls for financial support led by his colleagues, Bolaji 'Mr. Latin' Amusan and Yomi Fash Lanso.


The latter confirmed his death in an Instagram video posted today, May 7, 2017, while also thanking those who offered help to the deceased.

Adesanya died barely two weeks after veteran actor, Olumide Bakare passed away.


It marks the sad exodus of a number of notable Nollywood actors who lost their lives due to a fierce battle with a health condition.

Before his passing, Adeshina Adesanya, also known as 'Pastor Ajidara' was the governor of the Association of Theatre Arts and Movie Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Ogun State.


He is popular for his roles in the movies, "Agbeku abela" (2009) and "Ologbo Iya Ijebu" (2007).