Full Celebrity Profile: Oni Lukmon Olarenwaju (Ambassador Wahala)
Oni Lukmon Olanrewaju better known as Ambassador Wahala is a Nigerian Stand-up comedian and On-Air-Personality. He is the anchor of “Tori Wowo” on 104.5 Love FM Abuja (Crowther Radio) and has performed in events like Alibaba show of January 1st, Face of democracy pageant et al. in Nigeria and the UK. He is known to mimic top personalities in Nigeria. Amb. Wahala is happily married with two lovely children consisting of a boy and a girl.
Oni Lukmon Olarenwaju was born in Ogun State, into the family of Rasaki Akintunde Oni, was raised in Lagos and later his family relocated from Lagos to Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. His father was later transferred back to Abuja.
Ambassador Wahala did his primary education in Lagos, post-primary school at both Lagos and Addis Ababa. He furthered his education at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun state where he obtained a Diploma in Theatre Arts.
He attended a technical school from where he enrolled for a training program at AFP-Abuja Furniture Production under Julius Berger. He also attended various media training programs so as to develop himself for the long run challenges because of his strong passion for broadcasting. He was also a trainee at the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
The Ogun State born radio presenter started his journey into the entertainment world during his days in secondary school where he started with an impressive style of mimicking folks to capture attention and thrill his peer groups and indeed was a young comedy giant whose height is yet to be determined. Amb. Wahala’s caught the attention of Veteran King of comedy Alibaba over 12 years ago when a friend in an event introduced him to the veteran king of comedy where he performed. Alibaba was impressed with his performance and inspired him to still fly high.
According to the comedian, in interviews granted to media houses, Meeting Alibaba within the course of his comedy career marked a turning point for him and since then, he hasn’t rested both at the local and international jobs.
Multi-talented Ambassador Wahala has carved a niche for himself in the entertainment industry. He will be remembered for mimicking immediate Nigerian’s Ex-First Lady, Patience Jonathan. He posted on YouTube mimicking her, and the video attracted over 10 million viewers.
The Ogun state born is a prominent radio presenter on Love FM he anchors a radio reality talk show which is aired every week day from 8pm to 9pm and on Saturday mornings at 7:15am for a weekly recap. Tori wowo is a radio program that informs and aims to educate as well as sensitize members of the public on issues that border on human existence in general especially the bizarre stories of life.
Ambassador wahala’s fame and profile has increased immensely especially in Abuja and beyond after his exhilarating performance at Ali Baba’s January 1st concert where he mimicked the ex- first lady Patience and the performance got him a brand new car from the Ex- first Lady Patience Jonathan.