Advertisement Guru,Olawale Obadeyi A.K.A Wally Jay Dies At Age 56

The Igbore, Abeokuta, Ogun state born man of many parts, attended
African Church Grammar School, Abeokuta for his O levels before
proceeding to Baptist Academy, Obanikoro, Lagos for his A levels. In
1992, Obadeyi graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Studies,
majoring in Literature, from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo
University, Ile Ife after first obtaining a diploma in Dramatic Arts at the
same institution.

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He began his working career at the Guardian Newspapers as a reporter
cum writer, covering the fledging television and movie industries. He
decided to delve into advertising, joining Angels Communications as a
copywriter. After a short stint at Afprohand Nigeria Limited, he joined
Bluebird Communications as head, Copy, rising to the position of
Creative and Operations Director from where he left to start his own
outfit, Maximargins Communications Limited.

Married to Tonia and blessed with adorable children, Obadeyi is also an
acclaimed master of ceremony, an actor’s actor, a vibrant
communicator and talented scriptwriter, having written for many stage,
television and radio programmes including Mosun’s diary and The Loya
Milk Show as well as the about to be published book “TONGUES OF THE
FORECOURT” on Yoruba music, folklore and witticism.

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IMG 20180710 184808 839 1Burial arrangements would begin with a lying-in-state at the RCCG,
Praise Tabernacle 10/12 Ebun street off Babatunde street, Surulere on
thursday, July 12, 2018 at 4pm. Funeral would take place the next day
at the same venue, by 10am while internment would take place at
Atan Cemetery, Tabs to be followed by an evening of tributes tagged
Wally Jay Lives On at Blazing X5, Arena, 79/81, Ibadan street by
Osholake street, Ebutemetta East from 3pm.