Renowned and consummate broadcaster, chief Bisi Olatilo, Is not dead.
The social media on Wednesday was awash with rumours of Olatilo demise, with claims that the media magnate died from COVID-19 complications.
When Ekohotblog reached out to those who are close to the award-winning broadcaster to authenticate the veracity of the claims and rumour making the round, a source said the rumour about Olatilo’s death is false and reckless.
The source also disclosed that the veteran broadcaster is very much alive.
An aide to the multilingual broadcaster’s also refuted the rumours about his principal demise, the aide confirmed to Eko Hot Blog that the “Igbajo High Chief and Chairman of BOS Communication” is not dead although he is “a bit under the weather.”
He implored the public to disregard all the rumours purporting that Olatilo is dead.
Born on December 20, 1953, Prince Adebisi Joseph Olatilo, fondly referred to as Nigeria’s numero uno multi-lingual broadcaster on account of his mastery of the three major Nigerian languages, Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba, began his early life in Kano.
Prince Bisi Olatilo enchants an audience of 75 million global viewers through TV channels like Ben TV, AIT and NTA. Cerebral, comical and classy, Olatilo has no other ambition than broadcasting.