Afeez Oyetoro

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Afeez Oyetoro
Born
Nigeria
NationalityNigerian
Other namesSaka
CitizenshipNigerian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • scholar
Parent(s)Pa Oyetoro (father)[1]

Afeez Oyetoro (born August 20, 1963) is a Nigerian comic actor, popularly known as "Saka".[2][3][4]

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on August 20, 1963, in Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State southwestern Nigeria.[5][6] He obtained a Bachelor and Master of Art degree in Theatre art from Obafemi Awolowo University and the University of Ibadan respectively. He is currently on a doctorate degree at the University of Ibadan.[7]

Career[edit]

Oyetoro is known for his clown role in Nollywood movies and has featured in several Nigerian films.[8] He is currently a lecturer in the department of theatre art at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Lagos State, Nigeria.[9] He featured as the main character in a 2013 MTN advert where he announced "I don port o." In 2016, he appeared in The Wedding Party and in the comedy-crime/heist film Ojukokoro (Greed).[10]

Personal life[edit]

Oyetoro is married to Olaide Oyetoro. They have two sons Abdullahi Oyetoro and Munim Oyetoro, and a daughter Rufiat Oyetoro.[11][12]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MTN Ambassador, Saka looses father". nigeriapoliticsonline.com. Archived from the original on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  2. ^ "From bread and beans to BlackBerry studio". The Punch - Nigeria's Most Widely Read Newspaper. Archived from the original on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  3. ^ "In Girlz Hostel, Oyetoro rules as caretaker". The Punch - Nigeria's Most Widely Read Newspaper. Archived from the original on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  4. ^ Editor. "Comic actor, Saka honoured as he turns 50 - Nigerian Entertainment Today - Nigeria's Number 1 Entertainment Daily". Nigerian Entertainment Today - Nigeria's Number 1 Entertainment Daily. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  5. ^ Latestnigeriannews. "Celebrity Birthday: Port Master, Afeez Oyetoro Turns 50". Latest Nigerian News. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Saka returns to his secondary school". The Punch - Nigeria's Most Widely Read Newspaper. Archived from the original on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  7. ^ "Saka I Don Port Unveiled, Articles - THISDAY LIVE". thisdaylive.com. Archived from the original on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  8. ^ "My Level Has Changed - P.M. NEWS Nigeria". pmnewsnigeria.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  9. ^ "Midnight fire wreaks havoc at AOCOED". Vanguard News. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  10. ^ "Ali Nuhu, Hafiz Ayetoro, others shine in new Nollywood film, Ojukokoro - Premium Times Nigeria". Premium Times Nigeria. 2017-01-18. Retrieved 2017-12-22.
  11. ^ "'Why I married late' – Afeez Oyetoro". Encomium Magazine. Retrieved 2017-12-22.
  12. ^ Bodunrin, Sola (2016-05-06). "Check out 15 popular Yoruba actors' wives you don't know (photos)". Naija.ng - Nigeria news. Retrieved 2017-12-22.