BREAKING: Yoruba actor, Murphy Afolabi, is dead

David Adenekan
David Adenekan
BREAKING: Yoruba actor, Murphy Afolabi, is dead
Murphy Afolabi

Popular Yoruba actor, Murphy Afolabi, is dead.

He was 49 years old.

Afolabi who celebrated his birthday nine days ago, was said to have died following an injury he sustained when he slipped in his bathroom at his home in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

Afolabi’s death was confirmed by one of his colleagues, Odunlade Adekola.

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“Jesus Christ, we lost Murphy,” Adekola posted on his Instagram.

A filmmaker, Tunde Ola-Yusuf, also wrote: “REST IN PEACE. May God give the family and close associates the fortitude to bear the loss. Good night Murphy Afolabi.”

Afolabi is from Osun State and featured in over 100 movies.

Afolabi’s death came barely 24 hours after the death of of another Nollywood star, Obinna Nwafor, popularly known as Saint Obi, was confirmed.

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