Yoruba actress Orisabunmi dies, Abdulrazak, Kosoko, others mourn
Popular Yoruba actress, Mrs Folake Aremu, aka, Orisabunmi is dead.
The veteran actress, a native of Olla in Kwara State, died at age 60 at her residence in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Born on October 10, 1960, in Ilu Ola, Kwara State, Orisabunmi went to Ilu Ola Primary School and Secondary Commercial College.
Actor, Jide Kosoko, who confirmed her death said, “No doubt, Folake was a thoroughbred actress. She was an amazon in the industry and we respected and valued her for her contribution. She gave her all to her career and she was recognized for her worth.
Her death came months after the demise of her former husband, Jimoh Aliu. (Aworo), under whose tutelage she rose to prominence in the film industry.
Meanwhile, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak of Kwara State described Orisabunmi’s death as the end of a glorious era in the theatre industry.
Also, actor Yemi Shodimu said that the late actress was a good woman with a large heart and had left a huge vacuum in the entertainment industry.
“This is too much of a shock for me. She was not just a notable artist, she had left her foot prints on the sand of time.
Also, Adebayo Salami, popularly known as Oga Bello, who became emotional said, “Please i am sorry, i cannot comment now. It is a painful loss”.