Here are the top 7 things you need to know about the late Nollywood Actress, Aisha Abimbola, who is also known as Omoge Campus. The the 46-year-old actress popularly called “Omoge campus” died last night from breast cancer.
Check them out below;
- How Aisha Abimbola became an actor: Abimbola was rounding off her HND programme at LASPOTECH when Wale Adenuga Productions came to shoot in her school. The director, Antar Laniyan – who eventually became her mentor – was waiting for a cast member when Ambibola walked up to him to ask for a role in the movie. Laniyan offered her the role of the absent actress, kicking off Abimbola’s acting career. However, the movie “Omoge Campus” – a film by Bola Igida – shot her into limelight in 2001.
- Aisha Abimbola Education background: She was a graduate of Lagos State Polytechnic where she studied Catering and Hotel Management.
- She almost featured in an Amaka Igwe production: The deceased was once in talks with the late filmmaker Amaka Igwe to feature in one of her TV series.
- Aisha Abimbola personal Life: Before her death, she was formerly married to a colleague, Victor Ibrahim Musa. She was a proud mother of two kids.
- Aisha Abimbola Awards: In 2015, Abimbola beat Faithia Balogun, Dayo Amusa, Mercy Aigbe and Iyabo Ojo to win the City People Entertainment Award for Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year.
- Aisha Abimbola Filmography: She featured in indigenous and non-indigenous productions such as “No Pain, No Gain,” “Awerijaye,” “So Wrong So Right,” “Omoge Campus,” “Kamson and Neighbours” among others. She made her debut as a producer with the 2016 movie “T’omi T’eje,” which she premiered in Atlanta, with music performance by King Rokan. The movie was based on a true life story which she heard about during her Youth Service year in 2002.
- She was born a Muslim before converting to Christianity: Abimbola was born into a Muslim family. However, she converted to Christianity after she had certain convictions within her. She once mentioned during an interview with New Telegraph that if she had not gone into acting, she would have become a pastor.
May her soul rest in peace.