Don’t shed crocodile tears at my burial – 94-year-old actor Charles Olumo slams colleagues

Veteran Nollywood actor, Abdulsalam Ishola Sanyaolu popularly known as Charles Olumo has called out his colleagues for abandoning him when he was sick.

Abdulsalem known for his roles in the Yoruba movie industry for his role in was diagnosed with a strange ailment that made him unable to walk.

The actor who has since recovered has accused his colleagues of neglecting him when he was sick.

According to the Nigerian Tribune, the 94-year-old warned these colleagues of his not to shed crocodile tears at his burial.

He said: “I have told them, and I’m also using this opportunity to inform them, that nobody should come and shed crocodile tears at my burial. If they do, my spirit will flog them, because when I needed their help, they were nowhere to be found.”



In addition, Olumo thanked God for healing him. His words were these: “I have been sick but thank God I’m back on my feet. My ailment was heart-related and after series of test, I was told that my heart was weak, coupled with the fact that I often forgot things.”


Olumo also said that he did not undergo any surgery: “The doctors said there was no way they could perform surgery on me…Though, I was operated upon when I had urinary ailment recently, I’m free from that now.”

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