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Adekola Tijani popularly known by his stage name Kamilu Kompo is a Nigerian Actor, Producer and Director. Born May 1, 1975, hails from Oyo state. He developed the passion for acting during his primary school days between 1984 and 1989 at the Oyewole Primary School, Agege. He later went back to Oyo for his secondary school education at the Anser-ru deen Grammar School. He worked at the bakery, cleaning bread cans to sustain himself.
Talking about his career as an Actor Adekola joined the Omoba Seyi Adeoye’s theatre group, in 1992, where he met Olaniyi Afonja, popularly known as Sanyeri. So after he passed out from secondary school in 1994, Sanyeri and him went to Lagos in search of greener pastures in 1995 which was the period of boom in home videos. He joined a theatre group that year and since then hasn't looked back. The break didn’t come until 2009 when he produced 'Kamilu Kompo' which was a huge success for him and it opened the door to stardom.
Adekola has featured and produced numerious Yoruba movies like, Kamilu Kompo, Ibale, Sewe Foko, Ramoni, Imule Oru, Selimotu Turaka, to mention a few.
In 2017 Adekola was nominated for City People Movie Award for Comic Actor of the Year (Yoruba). Ladies & Gentlemen with all the love the heart can give join us with a loud ovation as we celebrate a multitalanted Actor @adekolatijani1