Murphy Afolabi, a prominent Nollywood actor and filmmaker, will be laid to rest tomorrow, according to recent reports. The Osogbo-born actor will be buried in his hometown on May 15th. The news of his passing was recently announced on social media, leaving many fans and colleagues in shock and sorrow. Tunde Ola Yusuf, one of his colleagues, confirmed his death on Instagram, bidding him farewell and praying for his soul to rest in peace.
“We lost a strong Filmmaker Murphy Afolabi…
May God rest your soul bro”.
According to Gossipinfo, the actor Murphy Afolabi passed away after slipping and hitting his head on a hard surface. The news was confirmed by his colleague, Seun Oloketuyi, who shared that the actor had died from injuries sustained in a bathroom fall. Oloketuyi promised to share more details later. Afolabi’s death comes just days after he celebrated his 49th birthday. Colleagues of the Nollywood actor and filmmaker have expressed their condolences on social media.