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BREAKING: Popular Ibadan Photographer, Born Photo Dies At 86


Popular Ibadan-based photographer, Pa David Owolabi Ositelu, popularly known as Born Photo, is dead.

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Oloye Lekan Alabi who made this known on behalf of the deceased family, said that the Ogere Remo-born elder statesman died peacefully in his Isale-Osi, Ibadan studio earlier this afternoon.

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Baba died at 86, having been born on 25th December,1935, in his hometown, Ogere Remo, Ogun State.

Pa Ositelu has been a celebrated photographer who started his profession during the Old Western Region. His competence as photographer brought his services to the tables of foremost politicians, statesmen and even the military since 1963, eventually leading him to the war front as a war photographer during Nigeria’s Civil War (1967-1970).



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