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Nigerian veteran actor Yomi Obileye is dead

Veteran Nollywood actor Yomi Obileye is dead. The actor died on the morning of Friday, 24 April 2020, following an undisclosed ailment.

Yomi Obileye was known for his role in the movie Hostages (1997), as well as in Palace – a soap opera, which featured Liz Benson, Jide Kosoko, Antar Laniyan, Dayo Adeneye, Jide Alabi and Tunji Bamishigbin.

Nigerian actor and comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka, shared a post on his Instagram page announcing the death of Obileye.

He writes: “If tears could build a stairway and memories were a lane, we would walk right up to heaven and bring you back again. Rest In Peace Uncle Yomi OBILEYE . Thanks for the memories. I can’t help but want to watch ‘HOSTAGES’ again. Sleep well Egbon and May God give your family and fans the fortitude to bear the loss.”


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