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Gbolahan Olatunde

Gbolahan Olatunde

Entertainer, Bolly Lomo

Gbolahan Olatunde also known as “BollyLomo” is a popular Nigerian Influencer and online personality. Bolly lived and studied in the UK, obtaining a BSc in Marketing and Finance for the University of Essex.

While in the UK, Bolly explored his musical talent, and released a few records that quickly went viral home and abroad. However, Bolly’s real breakthrough came on Keek, one of the early social media platforms. Naturally, Bolly fused his part Nigerian, part British upbringing and started creating short candid video, describing tales synonymous with a Nigerian child growing up in England. His Keek videos were hilarious, Bolly amassed over 97k followers on Keek in the space of a few months and is still one of the most followed Nigerian on the platform.

Even after Keek Bolly’s growth continued, his consistency in delivering highly entertaining content has given him a reach to thousands of followers all around the world through social media. Bolly’s popularity is equalled outside the world of social media. He is one of the most sought after hosts, being invited to host some of the most talked about events in Nigeria, he regularly appears on satellite TV whether it’s as a presenter for Ebonylife or as part of the cast in Emerald.