The tallest man in Nigeria is dead.

Popular Nollywood actor, also known as the tallest man in Nigeria, Afeez Agoro Oladimeji, is dead.

The 48 years old died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on Wednesday night after a prolonged sickness, Acromegaly.

Before his death, Oladimeji, whose height is 2.25 metres (7 ft 4 in), born in Sabo Yaba, Lagos State, had been bedridden for the past 8 months.