Veteran Yoruba actress, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi, has passed away at 60.
The native of Olla in Kwara State died at her residence in Ibadan, Oyo State. She was said to have died after a brief illness.
President of Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Bolaji Amusan, better known as Mr Latin, announced that she died on Tuesday night.
Another senior TAMPAN member Tunde Ola-Yusuf also confirmed the news in a Instagram post on Wednesday.
She left without a Good bye. The sudden death of Mrs Fokake Aremu (ORISABUNMI) has been announced.
Really a shock on everyone Iya Oosa, may God rest your Soul among the righteous.
R I P.
Born on October 10, 1960, in Ilu Ola, Kwara State, Orisabunmi went to Ilu Ola Primary School and Secondary Commercial College.
Orisabunmi rose to fame in the 80s TV series Arelu, starring her ex-husband, Chief Jimoh Aliu and others like Fadeyi Oloro.
She was said to have gotten her stage name, Orisabunmi after she appeared in a stage play called Ori Ma Binu.
Orisabunmi was a phenomenal part of the film industry for more than four decades. She starred in productions including Arelu, Yanponyanrin.
Her death comes months after the demise of her former husband, under whose tutelage she rose to prominence in the film industry.
Orisabunmi was well known since the 80s for her roles as a priestess, pacifist and the good witch in movies.
Nollywood actors and movie makers have already begun sending tributes to the late actress across social media platforms.
May her soul Rest In Peace.
Search The Poise
Promote Your Music
Recent Posts On The Poise
- Watch Zinny in “Freaky At Night” Visuals
- COVID-19 Vaccine: Nigeria Records 8,439 Side Effects, Says NPHCDA
- COVID-19: Nigeria Records 67 New Cases, No Death In Four Days
- Omawumi is giving her fans some “Bullshit”
- PSG wait for ‘happier’ Neymar to sign contract extension
- Ahmed Musa promise to lead Kano Pillars to win NPFL title
- Waje Releases “Heart Season” EP
- Villarreal 2-1 Dinamo Zagreb (3-1 agg): Emery to face Arsenal as Moreno helps secure semi-final spot
- Slavia Prague 0-4 Arsenal (1-5 agg): Gunners set up Emery reunion after first-half blitz
- Manchester United 2-0 Granada (4-0 agg): Cavani landmark strike as semi-final awaits
Top Posts & Pages
Entertainment News3 years ago
Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Have Started Hanging Out Again
News4 months ago
Buhari Reportedly plots retirement of southern Police AIG to clear paths for another IG from northern region
Articles4 years ago
Marcus Rashford’s Girlfriend Lucia Loi
Photos3 years ago
Leroy Sane’s Girlfriend Candice Brook
Celebrities3 years ago
David Beckham Allegedly Got His Daughter’s Teacher Pregnant
News2 years ago
Nigeria Gets Fresh $200m Loan To Finance Electricity Projects
Entertainment News4 years ago
Top 10 Sexiest Young Female Celebrities in The World
Celebrities3 years ago
Jesse Lingard Breaks Up With Girlfriend Jena Frumes