Popular Yoruba actress, Orisabunmi dies at 60

The Nigerian film industry has lost another veteran Yoruba actor, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi.

President of the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) Bolaji Amusan, aka Mr. Latin, confirmed her death on Wednesday morning.

Mr. Latin disclosed that Folake Aremu gave her last breath on Tuesday night.

Another senior TAMPAN member Tunde Ola-Yusuff also stated that “She left without a goodbye.”

Orisabunmi died at age 60, four months after ex-husband Jimoh Aliu, better known as Aworo.

Orisabunmi was well known from the 80s for her roles as a priestess in movies.

Meanwhile, President of the Theatre Arts And Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Bolaji Amusan ‘Mr Latin” has said the burial arrangement for Mrs Folakemi Aremu A.K.A Orisabunmi will be announced soon.

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