Mrs Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi has died.
The death of the 60-year old veteran actor is coming four months after the death of her ex-husband, Jimoh Aliu (aka Aworo)
The 60-year-old died four months after ex-husband Jimoh Aliu, better known as Aworo.
President of the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) Bolaji Amusan, aka Mr Latin, confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday night.
The statement read: “It is so sad we lost a Priceless Jewel, a very rare gem in the Nigerian film industry, Chief Mrs Folakemi Aremu, aka Orisabunmi, to the cold hands of death last night.
According to the actor, Orisabunmi died at 11 pm after a brief illness at 11pm.
“Though good people die every day yet not all of them affirm for us the goodness in humanity the way Orisabunmi did.
“She passed away leaving a legacy of positive experiences for anyone who took the time to know her.
“If Oratory is the Masterful Art, the world will surely miss Orisabunmi for her talent.
“She was an orator who would perfectly chant eloquently with her resounding sonorous voice.
Iya Oosha, we will surely miss you.
“Burial arrangement will be announced soon,” Mr Latin’s statement added.
Born on October 10, 1960, in Ilu Ola, Kwara State, Orisabunmi became popular for her role in TV series Arelu starring her husband and others like Fadeyi Oloro.