Our correspondent gathered from relative of the actor who died after battling an unnamed illness for some months in his residence located at Ile-Alli area, along the Apete-Arola Road in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
The veteran actor (Arigbabuwo) until his death was the Public Relations Officer of the Muslim Community in Apete-Awotan-Ayegun and environs in Ido Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The Chairman, Muslim Community in Apete-Awotan-Ayegun and environs, Abdulwaheed Amoo, also confirmed the death of the veteran Yoruba actor.
“Yes he died yesterday. He died as a devout Muslim. Despite his busy schedules, he dedicated part of his life to Islam,” Mr Amoo explained.
“He was the Public Relations Officer of the Apete-Awotan-Ayegun Muslim community until he died. He is a humble person.
“The last information available to me is that he would he buried at 12.00 p.m. today at Muslim cemetery located at Onigbaketun, along the Apete-Awotan-Akufo Road,” Mr Amoo said.