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Actor Murphy Afolabi dies at 49

Murphy Afolabi

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Veteran Nollywood Yoruba actor, Murphy Afolabi has died aged 49.

Although there are no details yet about the cause of his death, Murphy Afolabi’s colleague in the Yoruba movie industry, Tunde Ola-Yusuf confirmed his passing on his Facebook account on Sunday.

Ola-Yusuf, a movie producer and director, expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased and prayed God to grant them the strength to bear the loss.

The news of Murphy Afolabi’s demise is coming a day after another veteran actor, Saint Obi had died in the home of one of his siblings.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; Editing by Tony Okerafor