Bisola, wife of late ace broadcaster, Toba Opaleye, has died 15 years after the demise of her husband.
She died on Sunday, 27 March, 2022, following a prolong battle against cancer. Biola Toba-Opaleye, who was a teacher with St Peters College, Olomore in Abeokuta, Ogun State died at the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta.
Toba Opaleye, a renowned radio broadcaster died on April 26, 2006 at the Eko Hospital in Lagos after a protracted battle with a kidney ailment. The Ogun state government, (then with Otunba Gbenga Daniel) sponsored his treatment abroad for the same ailment but to no avail. He lost the battle upon his return to Nigeria.
He was famous for a number of popular radio programs and film productions. Some of his popular productions include Igba nla dogi, Abeni Oni Pangbe, and Aso Esu Beleke -an audio production. He also had a brief stint in politics and attempted to contest the chairmanship of Abeokuta North Local Government.
The late Opaleye was a contemporary of the late Gbenga Adeboye and the late Kola Olawuyi.
His thriving career of 25 years was cut short at the age of 49, but his works still remain reference points till today in the world of broadcasting in southwest Nigeria.
The late Biola Toba-Opaleye was survived by a mother, two children: Wonu and Tinu Toba-Opaleye. She was buried Tuesday, 29 March, 2022 in Abeokuta.