Veteran Yoruba actress, Mrs Folake Aremu, popularly called Orisabunmi, is dead.
A family source confirmed the news of Orisabunmi’s death, which threw the Nigerian theatre industry into grief.
The veteran actress, who hailed from Olla in Kwara State, died at 60 in her residence in Ibadan, Oyo State.
President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Mr Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Baba Latin, also confirmed the news of her death.
Mr Latin said Orisabunmi died late Tuesday.
She died four months after the demise of her ex-husband, Jimoh Aliu popularly called Aworo, under whose tutelage she became a star in the film industry.
The cause of her death could not be ascertained as of the time of filling this report.