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Actress Iyabo Ojo steps up, moves into palatial residence


She is certainly not the first Nollywood practitioner to either acquire or move into a palatial home, but notable actress Iyabo Ojo is the lastest owner of a palatial mansion in Lagos. The actress has not stopped sharing images and gist of how exciting it is to move into her new home, which is believed to be located in the Lekki area of Lagos.


Soon as the house was ready for her to move in with her family, Iyabo took to her social media handles to share the exterior photo of the building she had captioned the moment thus: “Finally, God has done it and it’s marvelous in my sight.”

Her timeline got busy minutes after she made the post with messages of congratulations from fans and colleagues. It got busier during the week when on August 8, the actress revealed that she would be spending her last day in her rented apartment.

“My last day in a rented apartment. God, you turned my tears into laughter and my pains into joy. Forget it. God can bless anybody,” she wrote.

The actress has since moved into her new home as she shared images of her stocking her pantry.


Born Alice Iyabo Ogunro in Lagos to a father who is from Abeokuta in Ogun State, the pretty single mother of two, studied Estate Management at the Lagos State Polytechnic. She began her acting career in 1998 and made her debut same year in an English language movie titled Satanic. She followed that up with a major outing in a 2002 Yoruba language movie titled Baba Darijiwon, which is reputed as her break out movie.

The founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pinkies Foundation, a non-governmental organization, which caters for children with special needs and the less privileged, has since then acted, scripted and produced so many movies including Bolutife, Bofeboko, Okunkun Biribiri and a 2015 movie titled Silence. Her other movie credits include Arinzo, Black Vals, Twisted Twin, Gone to America and the 2018 movie Divorce Not Allowed.


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