Talented actress, Orisabunmi dies at 60


News reaching this medium now indicated that versatile actress, Folake Aremu popularly known as Orisabunmi is dead.

She was aged 60 years. She was born October 10, 1960.

She was said to have passed on Tuesday night at Ibadan.

The President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Mr Bolaji Amusan popularly known as Mr.Latin, has confirmed that the talented actress died on Tuesday.

“She died last night, ” he said mournfully.

Recall that the actress who hailed from Ilu Ola in Kwara State came into acting in the 80s mostly appearing in her late former husband’s Chief Jimoh Aliu’s drama series on TV such as Arelu, and Yanponyanrin among others.

Combining beauty and artistic excellence in Yoruba film genre, she acted mostly as spiritual balance of good intervention in works featuring other evil characters such as Fadeyi Olodo.

Apart from late Jimoh Aliu’s works, Orisabunmi featured in a countless number of other Yoruba films.

She equally produced her own works such as Atupa Imole, Ase Ilu and Tani o.


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