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Veteran Yoruba actor, Toyosi Arigbabuwo dies – The Nation Newspaper

By Oseheye Okwuofu, Ibadan

A famend actor, Toyosi Arigbabuwo, who featured in lots of Yoruba house movies amongst whom are Ogborielemosho and Bashorun Gaa is useless .

He died at his residence positioned at Ile-Alli space alongside the Apete-Arola Street in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

A household supply confirmed the demise of the veteran Yoruba actor to our reporter .

The household supply stated that Arigbabuwo died on Monday night in his home.

The supply, who confirmed the incident, added that the deceased has been sick for over six months till his demise.

He stated: “He has been sick for over six months in the past. He has been sick for near a yr now.

“He died yesterday. He died at his residence yesterday evening,” the supply confirmed.

Arigbabuwo, other than performing, devoted a part of his life to the promotion of Islamic faith, particularly in Ido Native Authorities Space the place he lived till his demise.

Till his demise, he was the Public Relations Officer of the Muslim Group in Apete-Awotan-Ayegun and environs in Ido Native Authorities Space of Oyo state.

Chairman, Muslim Group in Apete-Awotan-Ayegun and environs, Alhaji Abdulwaheed Amoo additionally confirmed the demise.

Amoo, in a phone dialog with this reporter, added that the veteran Yoruba actor devoted a part of his life to Islam regardless of his busy schedules.

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He stated: “Sure he died yesterday. He died as a religious Muslim. Regardless of his busy schedules, he devoted a part of his life to Islam.

“We often have assembly each fortnight, he was often current at our assembly on Thursdays.

“He was the Public Relations Officer of the Apete-Awotan-Ayegun Muslim neighborhood till he died. He was a humble individual.

“The final data out there to me is that he would he buried at 12.00pm at present ( Tuesday) at Muslim cemetery positioned at Onigbaketun, alongside the Apete-Awotan-Akufo Street”.

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