Sad ! Popular Yoruba actress, Motunrayo Adeoye is dead
The Nigerian movie sector is bereaved. The industry has lost once of its illustrious personalities, Motunrayo Adeoye.
Adeoye reportedly passed away in Ibadan, Oyo State after battling a chronic ulcer.
According to reports, the talented actress passed on this morning June 1, 2018.
Adeoye will be buried today at her residence located at Akobo Ojurin, Ibadan Oyo State according to Islamic rite.
Adeoye will be remembered for the excellent way she interpreted her roles.She was a niece to a first-class traditional ruler in Yorubaland, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Alafin of Oyo.
She joined BCOS Communication, Ibadan in the 70’s as a studio and audio engineer. Almost immediately after her retirement in 2010, she ventured into acting.
She broke into the industry through Kunle Afod’s movie ‘Igbekun’