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N2.7 Monthly Medical Setback! Nollywood Actor Victor Olaotan Dies After Years Of Illness ~Omonaijablog

Tinsel star actor, Victor Olaotan is dead after years of battling with an unknown illness.

The death of Victor Olaotan came months after we reported that the actor who played the role of Fred Ade-Williams in the long standing Television series – Tinsel was stranded in Turkey for inability to afford his medical expenses.

Recall that in 2019, billionaire Femi Otedola had donated a whopping N30million to the actor to carry out a correctional brain surgery in Turkey.

However, shortly after the initial surgery the hospital allegedly asked for more money to continue his treatment which involved an experimental stem cell treatment.

According to family sources, “the hospital decided to put him through it two more times and with this decision, coupled with the fact that he has been there more than intended initially, the cost of feeding, physiotherapy, daily care, has been accruing since August 2019.”

His wife, Julia in a public outcry for help, mentioned that her husband needs an additional $250,000, about N91m, to pay for his medical expenses.

We gathered that the actor was driving to a movie location when he had the accident that left him bed-ridden till date at Festac area of Lagos.

Omonaijablog understands that after the money Otedola paid to the hospital expired, Victor Olatan family began paying as much as $7,500 equivalence of N2.7 million naira monthly which covered for his physiotherapy and other necessary treatments to help him get back to his feet.

The hospital had since stopped treating him, over accumulated debts after the family stopped paying since August 2020.

A Gofundme account was created by Heerlen NL with only a few pounds realized.

The actor allegedly spent the his last moments on earth in excruciating pains as all efforts to raise money to cater for his medicals suffered severe setback. He died on Thursday, August 26, 2021.

Additional information from Enigeria Newspaper

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