Margaret Bandele Olayinka, veteran Yoruba actress, also known as Iya Gbonkan, has revealed that she almost lost her life after acting the role of a witch in popular movie, “Koto Orun”, shot in the 90s.
Olayinka disclosed this known in an interview with “Ojopagogo TV”.
She came into limelight after the controversial role as a dreaded witch in the infamous movie produced by late Yekini Ajileye .
According to her, witches almost forced her to join their coven, following her role in the movie.
“After shooting Yekini Ajileye’s Koto Orun, we were all confronted with different challenges. About 5 days after the production, i was sleeping and some people started flogging me in my dream. I was flogged mercilessly.
“They asked me how i got to know how witches behave. Thank God my husband was still alive as at that time. if not for him, i would have died. About three days after the incident, she asked me to join their witch coven. They tried persuading me to join the coven,” she said.