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Breaking News: Yomi Obileye Is Dead! A Veteran Nollywood Actor

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Yomi Obileye – Nollywood has lost yet another Legend following reports that veteran actor Yomi Obileye is dead.

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News of the screen star’s death was announced by comedian Gbenga Adeyinka who took to social media to share a tribute.

According to Guardian’s Report

It is gathered that the late Obileye died in the early hours of Friday, April 24, 2020 from an undisclosed ailment.

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Eulogising the actor, Gbenga Adeyinka wrote:

“If tears could build a stairway and memories were a lane, we would walk right up to heaven and bring you back again.

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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.”

Known for his role Tade Ogidan’s 1997 film ‘Hostages’ as well as the soap-opera ‘Palace,’ he has acted alongside other veteran Nollywood stars like Liz Benson, Jide Kosoko, Antar Laniyan, Dayo Adeneye, Jide Alabi, Tunji Bamishigbin.

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He also starred in “Head Gone” in which he played the character Dr. Smith. A comedy, “Head Gone” is a reflection of the globally accepted truism that a thin line separates sanity and insanity.

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His role in Tinsel as DIKIBO can not be left out, a sub-film that has over 2500 Episodes.

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Hmmm. Yomi Obileye has done a lot in the movie industry!

May His Soul Rest In Perfect Peace!

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