Popular Yoruba actor, Gbolagade Akinpelu popularly known as Ogun Majek, is dead.
The Nation gathered he died on Thursday morning at his Imalefalafia, Oke-Ado, Ibadan home.
Veteran actor and filmmaker, Tunde Ola-Yusuf, confirmed the incident in a Facebook post.
In a terse statement, he said: “From him we come and on to him we shall return, Alh Gbolagade Akinpelu Ogunmajek has returned to his creator. May God almighty rest his soul among the righteous. Amen.”
The actor battled prolonged-sickness before his eventual demise.
The death of the actor was confirmed in a Facebook post by veteran filmmaker Tunde Ola-Yusuf.
The post reads:
“From him we come and onto him we shall return. Alh. Gbolagade Akinpelu Ogunmajek has returned to his creator.
“May God almighty rest his soul among the righteous.”
The President of Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan, aka Mr. Latin, also confirmed his death.
The news of his death is coming barely 48 hours after the death of fellow actor Bose Adewoyin better known as Madam Tinubu.
Adewoyin who is best known for her role as Madam Tinubu in ‘EFUNROYE TINUBU’ died on Tuesday morning, June 23.
Until her death, Bose Adewoyin was a staff of the Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture, where she had participated in many editions of the National Festival of Arts and Culture, NAFEST.