Prince Adewale Adeyemo, a veteran Yoruba actor, has passed away on Monday morning following a brief illness.
The news of his death was shared by fellow actor, Kunle Afod, on his Instagram page, where he posted a picture of the deceased and offered his condolences.
Afod expressed his sadness and shock at the sudden loss of his colleague, and prayed for comfort for Adeyemo’s family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time.
Adeyemo’s passing comes just hours after the Yoruba movie industry held a night of tribute for another late actor, Murphy Afolabi, who passed away on May 14.
The Yoruba film industry, which is one of the largest and most vibrant in Nigeria, has been hit hard by the loss of two of its most talented and beloved actors in such a short span of time.
Prince Adewale Adeyemo was a well-respected figure in the Yoruba film industry, known for his memorable performances in numerous films and TV shows.
He was a versatile actor who could play a wide range of roles, from comedic to dramatic, and was admired for his professionalism and dedication to his craft.
His death is a great loss to the Nigerian entertainment industry, and he will be deeply missed by his fans, colleagues, and loved ones. May his soul rest in peace.