Yoruba film industry mourns the loss of veteran actor Wale Adeyemo
Veteran Yoruba actor Prince Adewale Adeyemo has passed away after a prolonged illness.
This unfortunate news comes at a time when the film industry is still grieving the loss of two of its colleagues, Saint Obi and Murphy Afolabi.
Adeyemo had been battling various ailments since 2021 and had captured the attention of billionaire businessman Otunba Mike Adenuga.
Adenuga generously funded the surgery that the actor underwent.
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Despite the medical intervention, Adeyemo tragically succumbed to the cold hands of death on Monday morning.
Fondly referred to as Baba Igbomina due to his roots in Kwara State, Adeyemo had been an integral part of the movie industry for over three decades.
He was beloved for his humorous characters and his contributions to the Yoruba film community will be sorely missed.