The talented Nollywood actor Victor Olaotan was known for his lead character in the popular movie series, Tinsel.
The development was confirmed by the spokesman of the late veteran actor, Demola Sanyaolu.
Olaotan who turned 69 on February 17 had been battling for his life after suffering a ghastly car accident in October 2016.
Recall that he was bedridden for five years after he was involved in an accident on his way to a movie scene.
Confirming the incident, his wife, Mrs Olaotan said she is grateful that the 69-year-old actor can finally go to rest after suffering for years.
She added that anytime she spoke to him via video call, she could see that he was fighting.
“He has tried. It is not easy to be trapped in your own body for five years. He can finally rest now.”
In 2018, billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Femi Otedola donated N30m to the actor.
However, the Nollywood actor did not survive the accident which has kept him bedridden for five years.
The ‘tinsel actor died on Thursday after battling a prolonged illness.
In another development, award-winning Nigerian actress, Destiny Etiko on Wednesday survived a car accident.
The Nollywood actress survived the life-threatening accident while returning from the burial of a Nollywood actor, Stanley Okoro