Less than 24 hours after the news filtered out about the death of a popular Nollywood actor, Saint Obi, another popular actor of Yoruba movies, Murphy Afolabi, has died on Sunday.
No details yet about the circumstances surrounding Afolabi’s death, however, a colleague of the deceased in the Yoruba subsector of the Nollywood, Tunde Ola-Yusuf, has confirmed the sad news.
Ola-Yusuf, a well-known actor, director and producer, took to his Facebook page on Sunday afternoon to mourn Afolabi.
He wrote: “REST IN PEACE…
“May God give the family and close associates the fortitude to bear the loss.
“Good night Muphy Afolabi.”
According to another source, it was learnt that the Yoruba movie star is said to have fallen in his bathroom and hit his head on the floor leading to his death.
Afolabi who celebrated his birthday barely a week ago on Friday, May 5, was one of the popular stars to have emerged from the Yoruba film industry.
The entertainment industry has been thrown into mourning yet again with his tragic passing.