Nigeria mourns the loss of one of its beloved actors as news of the death of renowned Yoruba actor, Murphy Afolabi, shocks the entertainment industry.
The President of the Yoruba Movies Directors Guild and Founder of Best of Nollywood Awards, Seun Oloketuyi, made the heartbreaking announcement, revealing that Afolabi had passed away.
The talented actor reportedly succumbed to complications arising from a slip in his bathroom, which led to a fatal accident.
Afolabi’s sudden demise has left his colleagues and fans in deep sorrow.
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Expressing his grief, Yoruba movie star Odunlade Adekola took to social media, posting a poignant picture of Afolabi alongside the caption, “Jesus Christ, we lost Murphy.”
This heartfelt tribute reflects the profound impact Afolabi had on the Nigerian entertainment scene.
The late actor was born in Osun State and hailed from the vibrant town of Osogbo.
With a career spanning several decades, Afolabi established himself as a versatile and highly skilled performer.
He captivated audiences with his memorable roles in numerous Yoruba movies, leaving an indelible mark on the industry.
Aside from his undeniable talent, Afolabi also possessed an exceptional academic background.
At Ire Polytechnic in Osun, he pursued his passion for the arts, studying Movie Production, Mass Communications, and Theatre Arts.