Just In :Ace Yoruba Moviestar, Murphy Afolabi Dead Days After Birthday

Just In :Ace Yoruba Moviestar, Murphy Afolabi Dead Days After Birthday

Just In :Ace Yoruba Moviestar, Murphy Afolabi Dead Days After Birthday

Just In :Ace Yoruba Moviestar, Murphy Afolabi Dead Days After Birthday
Just In :Ace Yoruba Moviestar, Murphy Afolabi Dead Days After Birthday

An heartbreaking update reaching Eaglessightnews can confirm that Nigeria’s movie industry is in a mourning mood again with the reported death of Murphy Afolabi.

The 49-year-old Ace Yoruba actor died in the early hours of today in his residence.

Veteran film director and producer, Tunde Ola-Yusuf confirmed the passing via his Facebook page on Sunday afternoon.

“Rest in peace. May God give the family and close associates the fortitude to bear the loss,” he wrote.

The deceased celebrated his birthday just over a week ago, precisely Friday, May 5.

Murphy, who started his career with a movie titled ‘Ifa Olokun’ under Dagunro’s guidance, featured in and produced scores of others.

Cause of death

According to a reports quoted from Business Post the  popular Yoruba actor, Murphy Afolabi is died. He died  from an injury he sustained from a domestic accident.

Murphy,  has produced and directed several movies. He was said to have fallen from a bathroom and sustained an injury.

However, he died from the incident, according to reports we gathered on Sunday.

Murphy’s death has come as a rude shock to many, including his friends, associates, fans and colleagues in Nollywood.

He was aged 49 before his demise.

 

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