Nigeria’s Tallest Man, Afeez Oladimeji Agoro, Passes Away After Battling Chronic Hip Arthritis

…By Lola Smith for TDPel Media. Nigerian actor and model Afeez Oladimeji Agoro, famously known as Nigeria’s tallest man, has been reported dead.


His demise follows his plea for financial assistance of five million naira to fund his treatment for chronic hip arthritis.

The news of Agoro’s passing was shared by popular Nigerian blogger Seun Oloketuyi on Instagram on Thursday, June 15th, 2023.

Struggles with Chronic Hip Arthritis:

Agoro, a 47-year-old computer science graduate from the University of Lagos, had been battling chronic hip arthritis.

He highlighted the severity of his condition, which had rendered him bedridden for eight months.

In his quest for relief, he sought financial support to cover the costs of his operation and therapy.

Plea for Assistance:

With his show titled ‘I am Agoro’ airing exclusively on Linda Ikeji TV, Agoro publicly appealed for help to regain his mobility.


He expressed the belief that the necessary operation could enable him to walk again and return to an active lifestyle.


The passing of Afeez Oladimeji Agoro, popularly known as Nigeria’s tallest man, has left many saddened.

His struggle with chronic hip arthritis captured the attention of the public, as he sought financial aid to undergo an operation and therapy.

Despite his efforts to overcome his ailment, Agoro’s unfortunate demise marks the end of an inspiring journey.


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