From Sababi To Stardom

You must have heard of how some of our popular super stars rose to stardom. It could be a particular song in the case of a musician or a particular movie in the case of an actor that will shoot them to limelight. Fate will design it in such a way that they will be at the right place, at the right time to meet the right person or group that will boost their career.

Talking about the new sensation TV broadcasters - Damilola Banire and Lateef Adetola, their road to stardom wasn't smooth until fate took them to the right place to meet the right person.
Bimbo Ogunsanya, a male cinematographer and award winning film maker who was trained by masters of the game - Tunde Kelani and Tade Ogidan had sworn to himself to produce new generation of showbiz stars who will take over from the current players. Indeed, his dream has been actualized. His success story is evident in the fastest growing TV broadcasters of our time.

This is how it all started;

Lateef Adetola, a graduate of Mass Communication from the Olabisi Onabanjo University is a talented young man who knows what he wants for himself. He started his acting career from the stage and radio drama. He produced his first movie in 2009 titled Oseregi starring Hafeez Oyetoro,Bisi Komolafe,Yinka Quadri,Faithia Balogun and a host of others. His steadfastness in the make believe world later yielded good fruits when he met Bimbo Ogunsanya on the set of a movie directed by Adebayo Tijani whom Lateef understudy. Bimbo was quick to identify a great potential deposited in 'Osu' as he is fondly called. Bimbo gave him a lead role in his TV series Sababi and the result is what we have today. Sababi was initially shown on hinolly yoruba until it was transferred to Orisun TV on Startimes platform. The CEO of Virtual Media Network, owners of Nigezie, Prime TV and Orisun, Mr. Femi aka Kwame couldn't resist the acting skill of Lateef. He requested Lateef be brought in for an audition for a new yoruba lunch hour entertainment programme on Orisun. Bimbo Ogunsanya who incidentally happens to be the producer and director of the said programme, MILIKI EXPRESS put a call through to Lateef. He was auditioned and eventually got the job to be a main presenter of Miliki Express on Orisun TV alongside Damilola Banire.
Lateef had since become a sought after actor, ever since he started anchoring the TV show on Orisun. He has starred and featured in about 30 movies and emceed at several events and occasions. His presentation skill has been adjudged to be excellent. Ace broadcaster, film maker and king of voice-over, Dotun Taylor endorsed Lateef as one of the best TV presenters of our time. Jide Moronfolu, another ace broadcaster, TV Producer and king of voice-over applauded Lateef's extra-ordinary skills in presentation and acting.

Lateef, a devoted Muslim and lover of God believes God is his divine helper who has used Bimbo Ogunsanya to catapult his career to the next level. In his words, "I am indebted to Bimbo Ogunsanya for life"

This is the story of Abdulateef Adedimeji Adetola, aka Osuolale, Kabiesi Onimiliki of Miliki land - his rise to stardom through Sababi.

Next episode will be on Damilola Banire, Iya afin Onimiliki of Miliki Land.

Lateef - 08034667252, BB PIN 282E77F9
Bimbo - 08023138367

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About Abayomi Oke

Asiwaju is the CEO of Novent Concept, he is a Professional MC and also a Movie Director "Biographical Info" Novent TV is a subsidary of Novent Concept.

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