Nigeria’s popular actress, Toyin Adegbola has described as her most embarrassing moment ever, the time she was locked up by the Police for nine days over a crime she knew nothing about.
‘Ashewo To Re Mecca’, as she is fondly called, disclosed this on a life interview radio program (Parrot Xtra Hour) in Ibadan today.
Narrating her bitter experience, the Ibadan-based veteran actress said she sent her driver on an errand on the said day. Only for her to get a call that her car was used for assassination.
“The next thing I see was that I found myself at Iyaganku police station, Ibadan, where I spent nine days,” she said.
Though the actress didn’t want duel much on the topic, as she described it as a long story and indeed a rather unfortunate incident. But it must have definitely been a painful moment for her.
Chief (Mrs) Toyin Adegbola is one of the most talented movie practitioners in Nigeria. She is a veteran. Her acting career, spanning over 40 years, keeps soaring higher and higher.
Toyin Adegbola started her acting career in 1984 and has featured in several Yoruba Nollywood movies which include Mayowa(1999), #150million Part 1&2(2003,2004), etc.
Toyin Adegbola is still very active in the Yoruba movie industry and has proven to be talented with unique interpretation of her roles in movies. she is a board member of Osun State Arts and Culture Council. She got this appointment in 2013. She is also known for her low-cut hairstyle.
‘Asewo To Re Mecca’ also received City People Movie Matriarch Recognition Award for her exceptional contribution to Yoruba Nollywood. Toyin is a widow with 3 grown-up children. Her late husband, Anthony Kolawole Adegbola was a journalist.
Toyin Adegbola’s children are identified as Adetunji Oluwasegunfunmi Adegbola(first child), Adeola Adegbola and Opeyemi Oyindamola Apinke(last born).
Toyin Adegbola also has 3 grandchildren presently.
Her first child and only son, Adetunji Adegbola married Oluwatosin Adegbola and the couple is blessed with 2 lovely kids identified as Oluwasemilore and Oluwanifemi Adegbola.
Toyin Adegbola’s last child, Opeyemi has a baby girl named Adunni.
Toyin Adegbola’s second child, Adeola Adegbola just got married to her heartthrob in 2019, an event which was graced by some Yoruba celebrities. This beautiful daughter of Toyin Adegbola is her carbon copy.
Actress Toyin Adegbola is a proud mother of 3 and grandmother of 3.
She is really a blessed woman..