(afolabi)”Governor Adeleke Heartbroken as Dreams of Turning Osun into Yorubaland’s Cultural and Tourism Hub Die with Murphy Afolabi”


Osun Governor, Ademola Adeleke, mourns indigenous Nollywood actor, Murphy Afolabi, calling him a jewel and expressing shock at his untimely death. The governor also recognized Afolabi as an outstanding ambassador of Osun.

Osun state governor, Ademola Adeleke, has expressed condolences to Nollywood fans, friends, and families of the late Murphy Afolabi, a prominent Yoruba actor who died on Sunday, May 14. Afolabi died in a home accident. He slipped in his bathroom after having a bath and injured his head on the floor, according to reports.

He was from Osun state and has used the state’s cultural heritage in several of his films.

In an update by The Punch, Adeleke lauded the late Afolabi as a fine ambassador of Osun who committed his life via his acting talent to sustaining the essence of Omoluabi.

In his words:

“I remember the last time he visited me at the country home. We discussed issues bordering on the development of the entertainment industry. “We agreed on plans to make Osun the cultural and tourism centre of Yorubaland. “Mr Afolabi was a passionate and ingenious Nollywood actor who stood firm in promoting the culture and tradition of the Yoruba through his God-given talent.

“We can only be proud that he lived a life of grace and glory by successfully putting Osun in the frontline within the Nollywood film industry.

“We hereby condole his numerous fans across the world, his colleagues, friends, and families on the demise of a wonderful personality. “We take solace in the fact that Afolabi lived a fulfilled life, showcasing his talent to the outside world while earning applause from all and sundry.”

Source: http://inschoolboard.com


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