Veteran Nollywood Yoruba actress, Orisabunmi dies at 60

Nollywood is currently mourning the death of veteran Yoruba actress, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi. 

Her death was announced by the President of the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) Bolaji Amusan, a.k.a Mr. Latin. 

According to Mr. Latin, the veteran actress passed away on Tuesday night, January 5, 2020. She was 60 years old.

The cause of her death was not revealed. 

Tunde Ola-Yusuff, another TAMPAN member also stated that the actress “ left without a goodbye” in a post on social media.

“Really a shock on everyone Iya Oosa, may God rest your Soul among the righteous,” Tunde added.

The news of her death comes just 4 months after her former husband, Jimoh Aliu, who was popularly known as Aworo, died. 

Orisabunmi was well known from the 80s for her roles as a priestess. She played some iconic roles like ‘Asabi’ in “Oluwerimagboojo”, and the priestess in “Ayanmo Eda”

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