With over a million members, the Urhobos make up Delta State’s largest ethnic group. They only live in Delta Central, while a small number of them can be seen in Delta South. In addition, they control 9 LGAs out of Delta State’s 25 LGAs.
Nigeria Celebrities believe in traditions despite there involvement in different traditional sets in movies, we will see some celebrity that you may never know are from Urhobo tribe because of some roles in other tribes.
Ali Baba, whose true name is Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, is a comedian, actor, television host, master of ceremonies, and television personality. as well as an entrepreneur.
On June 24, 1965, he was conceived into the royal family Agbarha Otor in Delta State. Alibaba was the first corporate comedian in Nigeria. He has been referred to be the king and the originator of standup comedy in Nigeria.
Ali Baba is actually from Delta state, most people believe he’s from Lagos or Yoruba either. He’s career picked up in Lagos and it has been his based.
The second person we are reviewing is Richard Mofe-Damijo popularly known as RMD, he was featured in the “Wedding party”, was an Igbo father of which he acted very well.
RMD is a writer, producer, attorney, former journalist, and actor from Nigeria. Additionally, in 2009, he served as the Delta State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism. He was named Best Actor in a Leading Role by the Africa Movie Academy in 2005.
Rachel Oniga Hails from Eku in Ethiope East local government area of Delta state, She was born on 23 May 1957 in Ebutte Metta, Lagos State. So she is not actually from Yoruba, all though she blow Yoruba language.
Oniga has appeared in well-known Nigerian films over the years, including Super Story, a television series by Wale Adenuga, and the film Sango, which was produced and directed by Obafemi Lasode and was written by Wale Ogunyemi.