By Ayeotan Shola
Big Brother Africa Hotshot, Tayo Faniran has been courted and picked to temporarily replace Gbenro Ajibade on soap opera Tinsel from today, Monday 17th of August.
He would play the character of Soji which was formerly been played by Gbenro Ajibade.
Gbenro Ajibade and his new bride Osas Ighodaro honeymoon is the reason for the rescheduling.
This is not the first time that Tinsel is switching out characters.
In 2014 one of the key characters on the series, Angela Dede – played by Matilda Obaseki-Mozia – was temporarily replaced by Nigerian actress, Theresa Edem.