Veteran Nigerian actor and lead character in the popular TV soap opera, Tinsel, Victor Olaotan was involved in a serious road accident in October 2016 at the Lagos/Ibadan expressway and has since been undergoing treatment. Although thankfully the accident did not take his life, not much is left to be said about his legs as Victor Olaotan is now facing the risk of having his legs being amputated.
It is worthy to note that the 66-year old Victor Olaotan is a well respected veteran actor in the Nollywood movie industry and his lead role in the popular television soap opera Tinsel has even made him more popular and shot his profession to more limelight and showcased his talents more.
However, the 66-year old veteran actor Victor Olaotan has been missing from the Nollywood movie scene for over two years now due to the motor accident that he was involved in October 2016 which has got him bedridden and without the use of his legs.
Friends, family members and some fans of the renowned Nollywood actor have been very supportive and have cared for the survival of the veteran actor for the past two years to make sure that Victor Olaotan regains his full health and return to the movie scene, but it seems that their best effort is now being threatened with the recent news that the veteran actor is faced with the risk of having his legs amputated.
It is possible that the veteran actor Victor Olaotan who have been placed in a medically induced coma for many months now could lose his lower limbs if drastic measures are not taken quickly to prevent this sad eventuality of amputation from happening.
Victor Olaotan’s family have been advised to seek proper medical and alternative treatment abroad if they were to prevent or avoid the eventual sad reality of seeing the veteran actor’s legs being amputated. It is also reported that a total amount in the tune of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) is urgently required to fly Victor Olaotan abroad for proper medical and alternative treatment so as to save the veteran actor’s legs. To that effect, a gofundme account has been opened by Emmanuel Ajibade on behalf of Victor Olaotan’s family for the medical and alternative treatment of the veteran actor abroad.
Below is the profile as found on the gofundme account as it enumerates the achievements of the veteran actor in the movie industry, as well as the present situation that the actor is presently facing.
“Victor Toye Olaotan has brought Joy to teeming viewers on stage, Television, and the big screen through his solid work as a professional actor. For the last two years, he has been incapacitated following an accident. Victor is still fighting and he has been advised to seek medical attention outside our Nigerian shores. We implore your help in raising the funds. For the naira account, here is his wife’s info since he can’t go to the bank: 0001101396, Stanbic bank. Julia Olaotan.”