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Orisabunmi Dies Four Months After Her ex-Husband Died

The late Orisabunmi (yeye Osun)

By Oludaniels

Orisabunmi otherwise known as Mrs Folake Aremu is dead.

The news of her death which threw the Nigeria Yoruba Theatre industry into sadness was confirmed by a family source.

The veteran actress who hailed from Olla in Kwara State died at the age of 60 in her residence in Ibadan, Oyo State.

The news of her demise was also confirmed by the President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Mr Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Baba Latin.

According to him, the late Orisabunmi died late Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

Her death came four months after the demise of her ex-husband, Jimoh Aliu popularly called Aworo, under whose tutelage she rose to prominence in the film industry, they had both acted in ‘Arelu’, ‘Ajalu,’ ‘Yanpan yanrin,’ Igbo Eleje and a couple of other movies before passing onto glory.

Circumstance that led to her death could not be confirmed as at the time of filling this report.