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Popular Nollywood Actor, Murphy Afolabi Is Dead



A popular Nollywood actor and producerMurphy Afolabi, has died at the age of 48 after a tragic fall in his bathroom in his Ikorodu residence in Lagos State.

CityNews gathered that the actor, who celebrated his birthday a few days ago, died in the early hours of Sunday, May 14, 2023.

A fellow actor in the Yoruba movie industry, Tunde Ola-Yusuf, also confirmed the sad incident on Sunday via his Instagram page.

Sharing a picture of the actor, Ola-Yusuf wrote: “REST IN PEACE. “May God give the family and close associates the fortitude to bear the loss.


“Good night Muphy Afolabi.”


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Also, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Best Of Nollywood, Seun Oloketuyi, confirmed the sad incident to reporters, saying the actor died after sustaining injuries from a fall in the bathroom.

A filmmaker and the president of the Yoruba Movies Directors Guild, Seun Olaiya, shared the sad news on a WhatsApp platform populated by filmmakers.

He was corroborated by the Managing Director of the popular movie marketing company, Corporate Pictures Nigeria Limited, Abdullahi Abdulrasaq.

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