By Sampson Unamka
Fashionable actor Olatayo Amokade aka Ijebu has shared why performing as a gateman is his favorite film function along with his over 1.7 million followers on Instagram.
Amokade, in an Instagram interview, mentioned the incessant change of costumes for different roles has endeared him extra to the function of gateman in movies. “I choose performing as a gateman as a result of I received’t get to alter costumes however different roles would require me becoming totally different costumes from scene to scene, and on the finish of the day, I might have ended up utilizing all the garments in my automobile boot. However taking part in a gateman function, I don’t want to alter garments, I simply need to welcome the proprietor of the home when she or he returns and carry their bag into the home after which proceed with the identical costume.”
The 42-year-old, nonetheless, famous that he had misplaced rely of the variety of motion pictures he had acted in taking part in the function because it has been his favourite function.
Amokade, who is known for talking within the Ijebu dialect of the Yoruba language, named Tunde Usman aka Okele because the favorite colleague he likes to work with. He says they all the time have a very good giggle each time they act collectively, therefore, his desire for all the time desirous to act alongside him on a film set.
Ijebu who was a private assistant to Olaniyi Afonja aka Sanyeri earlier than he made it to the limelight recounted his journey saying, “Initially my dad and mom didn’t know I wished to enter theatre artwork, I left dwelling and later moved in with my siblings. I used to be by no means hungry, all my relations are very okay. Though I used to be working as a driver for my elder brother, I realised I couldn’t cope being a driver all my life, so I left my brother’s place and left to Sanyeri’s place, and he requested if I might love to hitch the film crew and I mentioned sure so he mentioned I may stick with him. And since then I’ve been going from one location to a different and that was it for me.”