The death of the veteran Yoruba actor Mukaila Adedigba, commonly known as “Sikiru Adeshina,” has plunged the Nollywood industry into sadness.
Kunle Iyiola Afod, a well-known Nollywood actor and film director, verified the news on his Instagram page on Saturday.
The actor died, according to Afod, in the early hours of May 13, 2023. He went on to say that the dead was an enormous source of Yoruba knowledge and a devoted follower of God.
Afod extended his prayers for the late actor’s soul to rest in peace.
In his words;
“Another library is burnt down today
A great philosopher
An icon with so much Yoruba knowledge
A lover of God
You departed this sinful world early hour of today
May your gentle soul rest in peace.”
The comment section was flooded with tributes to the late experienced actor from colleagues and friends.