Another Nollywood Actress, Motunrayo Adeoye Dies


Yoruba actress, Motunrayo Adeoye has died after a battling with a chronic ulcer.

She died on Friday, June 1, at her residence in Akobo Ojurin, Ibadan, Oyo State. She has been buried according to Islamic rites.

Some of her colleagues including Queen Blessing have confirmed the news.

Adeoye was said to be a niece of the Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi III.

Madam Adeoye, as she's fondly called, graduated from Osogbo Technical College, Osun state, where she studied Electronics before going to Switzerland for a seven-month course on sound engineering.

She joined Broadcasting Corporation of  Oyo State (BCOS), Ibadan, in the 70s as a studio and audio engineer and worked there for 40 years.

The late actress retired in 2010 and joined Nollywood, specifically the Yoruba movie circle. Her role in Igbekun, a movie produced by Kunle Afod, brought her into the limelight.


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