Nollywood actress, Mrs Folake Aremu popularly known as Orisabunmi is dead.
The veteran actress who hails from Olla in Kwara State died at 60 at her residence in Ibadan, Oyo State.
A family source who confirmed the development, expressed grief over the development and prayed to God to repose her soul.
The news of her demise has been broken by the President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN, Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Baba Latin.
According to him, the late Orisabunmi died late hours on Tuesday, 5 January, 2021.
Prince Jide Kosoko, who confirmed the development on Wednesday, expressed grief and prayed to God for the repose of her soul.
Kosoko, who described her death as a terrible blow to the Nigerian theatre industry, also prayed for God to comfort her family members and her loved ones.
He 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 recognised for her worth.”
Her death came months after the demise of her former husband, Jimoh Aliu, popularly called Aworo, under whose tutelage she rose to prominence in the film industry.
Aremu was well known since the 80s for her roles as a priestess, pacifist and the good witch in movies.
Her death came four months after the demise of her ex-husband, Jimoh Aliu popularly called Aworo, under whose tutelage she rose to prominence in the film industry.