The Nigerian veteran actor, Victor Olaotan, who died on August 26, will be buried on September 16 at a private ceremony in Lagos, the funeral will be low-key, strictly for his relatives, the family said.
Until his death on August 26, the deceased, was one of Nollywood’s finest, veteran actors.
Nollywood actor, Gideon Okeke, shared a copy of the burial announcement on his Instagram handle on Tuesday and eulogised his late colleague for being such a great mentor.
His funeral rites will commence with a service of songs billed for September 15 and end with a thanksgiving service which would hold on September 19 at the RCCG Mega Church in Agidingbi, Ikeja.
The actor was driving to a movie set in 2016 when the accident which would later stall his career and negatively impact his health occurred around Apple Junction, in Festac, Lagos.
The 69-year-old actor, best known for his role as Fred Ade-Williams in the popular TV series, Tinsel, was bedridden for five years after he was involved in a ghastly accident.
He had, until recently, been battling for his life in a Turkish hospital for almost three years.
Olaotan featured in movies like “Lovestruck” as well as “Three Wise Men”, alongside Richard Mofe-Damijo and Zack Orji.