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Famous Yoruba actor, Baba Legba passes on

The Yoruba Movie Industry has suffered another tragic loss as Popular veteran actor Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle popularly called Baba Legba has given up the ghost.

The actor was said to have died in the early morning of Monday, September 7, Babalegba joined other legends in the Yoruba film industry who had died early this year.

The news of his death was broken on Facebook by the late Baba Sala’s son, Adejumo Boisala Emmanuel.

Although, Emmanuel did not reveal the cause of his death. However, he noted that the Yoruba film star passed out in the early hours of Monday, September 7.

Director of Media and Public Relations of Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Yomi Fash-Lanso confirmed the news of the death of the thespian.

He said that he would be buried by 4pm on Monday, September 7, according to Muslim rites.

Emmanuel wrote: “The late actor was a friend and supporter of his father until his death. He revealed that Babalegba joined BREAKING: Veteran Yoruba actor Baba Legba is dead

The Yoruba movie industry has suffered another tragic loss as Popular veteran actor Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle popularly called Baba Legba has given up the ghost

The actor was said to have died in the early morning of Monday, September 7, Babalegba joins other legends in the Yoruba film industry who have died this year.

The news of the legend’s death was shared by on Facebook by late Baba Sala’s son, Adejumo Boisala Emmanuel.

Emmanuel did not share what led to the death of the veteran, however, he noted that the Yoruba film star gave up the ghost in the early hours of Monday, September 7.

The director of media and public relations of Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Yomi Fash-Lanso confirmed the news of the death of the veteran actor.

He noted that he would be buried by 4pm on Monday, September 7, according to Muslim rites.

According to him, the late actor was a friend and supporter of his father until his death. He revealed that Babalegba joined Alawada Theatre Group in 1974 and was playing comic roles along with Baba Sala.

He also stated that sometimes, he played the role of a herbalist. At other times, he played the role of a police officer however, most times, he was in one comic role and another.

Enumerating the impact of the movie star in his life, Emmanuel recounted that he contributed a lot to his success as he prays that his soul rest in peace.

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