Veteran actor, Adebayo Salami popularly known as Oga Bello has opened up on the number of kids he has and the possibility of making more babies.
Though only few of his children like Femi Adebayo, Tope and two others are well known to movie lovers, Oga Bello who surely clocks 67 today has so many children doing well in their respective fields of endeavor.
In an exclusive conversation with benconews, the Kwara State born actor revealed the number of children he has and the possibility of making more babies.
“I’m no longer producing babies,” he said frantically. “What is wrong with me? Out of my 17 children, 15 are graduates, two are undergraduates and I have grand children. What else do I want?”
Oga Bello currently has four children making him proud in the movie world. Femi Adebayo is a top actor in the Yoruba genre of movie, while Tope, his younger brother is a notable movie director. They are two others also doing well in the industry.
The versatile Oga Bello said he started making babies at the age of 23, and eleven years after he made his debut in the theatre industry.
Despite his children’s success in the movie industry, the iconic thespian warns parents not to force their progeny into any career, but to guide them into their chosen careers and try as much as possible to educate them.
“Parents need to look at the areas their children have passion for. They shouldn’t force them to do anything contrary to their dream and passion. And most importantly, they should try to give them adequate education.”
Among his children, Oga Bello has a Lawyer, a Geologist and two Computer Scientists.