Adebayo Faleti

Adebayo Faleti Nigerian Actor

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Passed away on 23rd July, 2017 aged 86.

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Adebayo Faleti is a 86 year old Nigerian Actor born on 26th December, 1930 in Oyo, Nigeria. Their zodiac sign is Capricorn

Adebayo Faleti is a member of the following lists: English–Yoruba translators, Yoruba-language writers and Male actors in Yoruba cinema.

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First Name Adebayo
Last Name Faleti
Birthday 26th December, 1930
Birthplace Oyo, Nigeria
Died 23rd July, 2017
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality Nigerian
Occupation Text Actor, Poet, Writer
Occupation Actor

Adebayo Faleti (born 26 December 1930) is a well-known Nigerian poet, journalist, writer and actor. He is also known for being a successful Yoruba translator, a broadcaster, TV exponent and a pioneer of the first television station in Africa, Western Nigeria Television (WNTV). He was also responsible for translating Nigeria's National Anthem from English to Yoruba. Faleti also translated speeches being made by Military President of Nigeria, Ibrahim Babangida and Chief Ernest Shonekan, Head of National Interim Government of Nigeria, from English to Yoruba. He has successfully published a dictionary that contains the formal or official use of Yoruba names. He has received many awards, both locally and internationally. His awards include the national honour, Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) the Festival of Arts award with Eda Ko L’aropin (1995) and the Afro-Hollywood Award for Outstanding Performance in Arts (2002).

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