Abiodun Oropo, often known as “Oyinmomo joojo,” has recently died at 79. He was a seasoned Nigerian radio broadcaster.
He was responsible for starting Abiodun Oropo RadioTV. His station is regarded as one of the top ones in Lagos, Nigeria.
The Abiodun Oropo Radio TV is renowned for offering podcasts, live news updates, sports analysis, and music. Unexpected details about the radio station’s founder recently surfaced online. Internet users are grieving terribly over his untimely death.
Abiodun Oropo Dies At 79
Abiodun Oropo Oyinlomo passed away on July 9, 2022, on a Saturday. Oyinlomo Radiotv has confirmed the news of his passing on Facebook.
In honor of its longtime creator, it posted the following: “Alhaji Abiodun Oropo Oyinlomo passed away yesterday evening, July 9,202. May your kind soul find peace “.
Numerous listeners of the radio host have paid respect to his high-profile career since his passing on Salla Day. He had spent almost three decades working in broadcasting.
On Twitter, @AyinlaEgba wrote: “In the name of Allah, and peace be upon him, ALHAJI ABIODUN OROPO, the terrible news of your passing is a tough pill for me and I’m sure for many others to swallow. Alhaji, rest in great peace.”
Sadly, Abiodun dropped his microphone the day before his show was scheduled to air.
Abiodun Oropo Death Cause Revealed
After a brief illness, Abiodun Oropo passed away. The radio personality had been ill recently, according to The Genius Media, although the disease’s identity has not been made public.
The radio hosts’ health had gotten worse during the previous two days, and the treatment had done little to improve it. He passed away at a private office in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, on Ogba Soye Road near Abeokuta Road.
The National News Lead reports that Oropo’s funeral will take place at his home in Orile Agege. Abiodun Oropo will be surrounded by his wife as is customary in Nigeria during the ritual. His kids are still around.
Who Is Abiodun Oropo?
Iwo City, in Osun State, was the hometown of Abiodun Oropo. He was a radio broadcaster and a very powerful music businessman.
“Board Members,” a hit song by well-known Juju musician Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, was one of the songs that propelled Mr. Oropo to fame.
Oropo saw himself as a civic servant and always put the needs of Nigerian residents first.
He was a member of the exclusive club that ruled the entertainment business with panache, together with Babs Animashaun, Bisi Ajala, and Bode Osinusi.
He served as the host of a well-liked Saturday program on Lagos’ Faaji FM. He is also one of Wasiu Ayinde’s most successful promoters—the king of Fuji music.
Oropo has also performed work for the well-known radio station Dux FM. The Nigerian Association of Freelance and Independent Broadcasters had him as a prominent member.