Yes, it is another celebrity’s birthday today November 5th 2015. Alhaji Wale Akorede popularly known as Okunu in the Yoruba movie industry is a year older. Fans, friends, family members and well-wishers have been congratulating him on social media.Aina Gold

In case  you dont know, Okunu is a popular comic actor who is currently dominating the Yoruba movie industry. He is based in Ibadan,capital of Oyo State with the likes of Muyiwa Ademola, Femi Adebayo and the rest.


He has produced and featured in many exciting movies including Ise-Imole, Afurugbin and many others. He also shine in a movie titled”Ayekoto” written and produced by Sarafadeen Olabode, where he made an hilarious slogan “Tori Owo Nani” and this, gave him more fame and registered his face on many movie buffs’ minds.


Okunu started acting right from his primary school as one of his teachers predicted that he will end up trading in the make believe industry. He made acting a profession to hold on to in 1984, but fortunately and unfortunately for him, he left the industry to Saudi Arabia for greener pasture where he sold clothes, Shoes, Bra and other fashion accessories for good 13 years before Muyiwa Ademola Invited him back into acting in 2007.


Today, he is being celebrated not only because of his birthday but  Okunu has so many things working for him in the industry. He has contributed to the development of the industry. In his little quota, he also contributed to the upbringing of new actors in the industry  by always making himself available to support their productions.  Congratulation sir!

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