Popular Nigerian cinematographer, Ademola Ariyo, who shot various Nigerian hit movies including “Osuofia in London” and “Blood Money”, has died after a prolonged battle with kidney disease.

Popular Nigerian cinematographer, Ademola Ariyo, who shot various Nigerian hit movies including “Osuofia in London” and “Blood Money”, has died after a prolonged battle with kidney disease.

Popular Nigerian cinematographer, Ademola Ariyo, who shot various Nigerian hit movies including “Osuofia in London” and “Blood Money”, has died after a prolonged battle with kidney disease.

This was revealed last night on social media by Big Brother Naija Bisola’s baby daddy, Olanrewaju Malcolm, who has been sharing photos of him on his hospital bed, soliciting for help on social media for him.

Ademola Ariyo was down with stage 5 kidney failure, and needed 12 million for a transplant, but unfortunately, the money wasn’t realized.

Malcolm revealed two weeks ago, that Ademola went about his neigbourhood in Surulere, begging for food and money for survival.

He wrote before his death:

How sad is this, this guy is Ademola Ariyo a one time best camera man in nigeria. This man shot movies like (osofia in london) and Goje africa. A brilliant camera man that fell sick and was left to suffer. This man now goes about in the neighborhood (surulere)begging for money for food he is suffering. Pls let ppl in the industry stand up and help this man…

However, Malcolm broke news of his death yesterday writing:

Its so sad to say this at this point, but ppl Ademola Ariyo eventually gave up life today!!!!! For those that supported him, we pray God almighty wil bless u all abundantly. And for those that wanted to help and couldnt, we pray God all mighty bless u as well. May his soul rest in peace!!!!!!!

Aside Osofia in London, Ademola Ariyo has also worked on the movie, Goje Africa, Blood Money, Igodo and many others. May his soul rest in perfect peace!

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