Veteran comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka announce the death of Nollywood movie veteran, Yomi Obileye.
The comedian took to his Instagram page on Friday, April 24, 2020, where he announced the passing away of the veteran actor.
He wrote;” “If tears could build a stairway and memories were a lane, we would walk right up to heaven and bring you back again.“
“Rest In Peace Uncle Yomi OBILEYE . Thanks for the memories. I can’t help but want to watch “HOSTAGES” again.”
“Sleep well Egbon and May God give your family and fans the fortitude to bear the loss”.
The actor died on Friday morning from an undisclosed ailment. Obileye was the elder brother to Taiwo Obileye broadcaster cum actor, known for Chief Daddy (2018) and Tales of Eve: Thanks for coming (2015).
Obileye was known for Tade Ogidan’s movie, ‘Hostages’ in 1997, and ‘Palace’, a soap opera which featured Liz Benson, Jide Kosoko, Antar Laniyan, Dayo Adeneye, Jide Alabi, Tunji Bamishigbin.