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Nollywood actor Victor Olaotan was involved in a major car accident in 2016, and things weren’t the same for him after that. In 2019, Richard Mofe-Damijo revealed that Femi Otedola offered to pay all of Victor Olaotan’s medical bills, and of which the purpose has been served.

According to actress Abiola Segun Williams, who described the actor as one whose “gait was like an eagle on heels. He walked with exceptional pomp angling both arms like he was going to fly any second”, Victor needs help getting back to his gait and poised state.

She shared this on Instagram:

When I met Victor Olaotan in 2008 I was enamoured by his looks. His luscious white hair, his strong sense of fashion and everyday grooming of his total visage. He was a very fashionable man.
I called him FADA like most of us did.
His gait was like an eagle on heels. He walked with exceptional pomp angling both arms like he was going to fly any second.
Victor Olaotan played his lead role as Fred Ade-Williams on Tinsel with such panache and style.
Now that is him in the picture above. Unbelievable!! It shows that flesh degenerates. Anyone can be involved in an accident. Many have died. Bryant just did without a chance for recovery.
However, Victor Olaotan has a chance for recovery, I know because I was given that chance too.
There is absolutely NOTHING that cant fade, diminish or wither.
Money can and does fly away. But what we do with it lasts forever.
The lives that we touch with our monies bless the lord on our behalfs and such gestures are recorded in eternity.
We have given but more needs to be given to bring Victor Olaotan back!! God bless you all as you give.

Actress Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman also took to Instagram revealing that he needs financial assistance with post-surgery care, medication, physiotherapy and even more. And his wife has shouldered the responsibility since 2016 but as it is, he needs help.

Here’s what she said:

Hello everyone,
I believe 2020 has gotten off to a positive year for us all.
Uncle Victor Olaotan is one of the most respected men in the industry. He is kind, considerate, respectful to all and very protective of the rights and safety of everyone who has come in contact with him.
I would like to use this opportunity to thank @Otedola and Multichoice, and everyone who donated funds during the fundraising for his treatment abroad last year. The treatment is successful, and we are grateful for that. But what nobody tells you ahead of time is that post-surgery care, medication and physiotherapy is even more, or at least as expensive as the treatment itself.
His wife has shouldered the responsibility since 2016 but as it is, we need your help. If we could all make a donation of just 500 NGN, it would go a very long way towards completing his treatment and pay his outstanding bills. God bless you as you do so. Amen.
Please swipe left for account details to make your donation.
#helpvictorolaotan

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Femi Otedola maybe one of Nigerians richest personalities, but he’s not fond of scarfing himself with luxury or flaunting them on social media.

The billionaire businessman is 56-years-old, however, it also appears he’s pretty much involved in the new era of technological evolution, and his latest comment affirms it.

A follower asked Mr Otedola on Instagram: “Hello sir, quick question I noticed you don’t wear wristwatch, why is that if I may ask sir?”

In response, he explained that he starting wearing watches as a teenager but only stopped wearing the “archaic” timepiece three years ago because “technology ended its necessity.”

“I started wearing a watch when I was 12 years old and I stopped 3 years ago,” he replied. “Technology has ended our necessity for the archaic wristwatch. Less is more.”

Reacting to this, controversial media personality Daddy Freeze noted the importance of watches cannot be undermined despite the undeniable technological advancement.

In an Instagram post, he shared that watches take mastery and technique, that can never be replaced by technology, to make, and must be appreciated just like artworks.

After schooling the billionaire, Freeze went ahead to commend Otedola’s beautiful office, describing it as awesome, and him as an inspiration to many.

Read the full post below:

Uncle Femi, I no gree this one o…. lol…

In my humble opinion, I think it all boils down to choice.

While many see a wristwatch as a mere timepiece that tells you what time it is, a few of us appreciate the horological genius that goes into haute horlogerie.

The focus of high end watchmaking leans largely on the complexity of the movement, combined with a proficiency for demonstrating the mastery of watchmaking arts.

In that vein, a Patek Phillipe, Piaget, Richard Mille or Audemars Piguet tourbillon for instance, is a masterpiece of artwork, sheer mechanical erudition and exceptional material craftsmanship; the horological equivalent of a Picasso on your wrist.

I wouldn’t buy Vincent Van Gogh or Paul Cezanne paintings for my wall, but that won’t stop me from appreciating the work that went into creating them, even if the painting techniques and materials are today considered old fashioned.

That asides my Egbon, that your office is awesome and we all love you on social media as you are an inspiration to many. ~FRZ

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Energy mogul Femi Otedola has announced that he’s concluded the sale of Forte Oil.

Otedola announced this in a post on Instagram, saying he’s now focused on his power generation firm Geregu Power Plc.

Forte Oil had sent a disclosure notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) last December that Otedola, its controlling shareholder, had reached a sales agreement with another energy company.

Otedola wrote on Instagram on Wednesday:

A few years ago, my team and I embarked on an arduous task of transforming a moribund petroleum marketing business, African Petroleum Plc (formerly British Petroleum) into Forte Oil Plc; a leading integrated solutions provider with solid footprints in downstream petroleum marketing, Upstream Services and Power Generation and one in which we built intrinsic value to the benefits of our shareholders.

In line with my principle of business focus, we have divested from our marketing and upstream businesses and shall from now on focus and consolidate on the gains of our power generation business, Geregu Power Plc. We wish our successors the very best and urge them to build on our legacies which have been established since 1964.

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