Oh No! Nollywood Mourns As Popular Actor Dies

September 7, 2020
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Babalegba

Babalegba

A popular veteran Nollywood actor, Babalegba is dead. The actor’s death was announced on Facebook by Baba Sala’s son, Adejumo Boisala Emmanuel.

The aged actor who has been sick for a while, finally gave up the ghost in the early hours of today, 7th of September at his abode in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Adejumo wrote:

“Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle popularly known as Babalegba died in the early hours of today (midnight precisely)… He joined Alawada Theatre Group in 1974 and was playing comic roles along with Baba Sala, sometimes he played Babalawo, Police officer but most time one comic role to another. He is a friend of the family and supporter of my Daddy till his death. He used to be called Sunday Omobolanle then before he went to Mecca and he turned muslim.. Personally, he contributed a lot to my success too.”

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