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POPULAR IBADAN PHOTOGRAPHER ‘BORN PHOTO’ DIES AT 85

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Farouq Oduola A.

Pa David Owolabi Ositelu, popularly known as Born Photo, an Ibadan-based photographer, has died at the age of  85.

Pa Ositelu died on Friday afternoon, December 24, less than 24 hours before his 86th birthday, in his Isale Osi studio.

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Pa Ositelu was born in Ogere Remo, Ogun State, on December 25th, 1935.

He eventually moved to Ibadan, where he established a thriving photography business named Born Photo.

During the Nigerian Civil War, he served as a war photographer.

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One Comment

  1. Lateefah

    December 25, 2021 at 8:24 am

    This is where my family house is at Ibadan. Never knew born photo was named after someone or his business. Good to know!

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