Profile Of Jimoh Aliu (Nigerian Actor)

Jimoh Aliu began acting in 1959 when Akin Ogungbe, a Nigerian veteran dramatist visited his home town, the same year he joined the Akin Ogungbe theatre group where he gained some experience in drama.In 1966, after he spent seven years with the Ogungbe troupe, he established “Jimoh Aliu Concert Party”, a group based in Ikare in Ondo State south western Nigeria

Date Of Birth: 11 November 1939

State Of Origin: Ekiti State

Marital Status: Married

Filmography:  Fopomoyo, Yanpan yanrin, Ajalu, Arelu, Igbo Eleje, Irinkirindo

He later joined the Nigerian Army in 1967 but retired in 1975 with the aim of focusing on drama as well as promoting independent artist under the platform of Jimoh Aliu cultural group.He had produced several television drama series such as Iku Jare Eda Yanpan yanrin and Fopomoyo that featured king Sunny Ade.

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