Nollywood veteran actor, Professor Ayo Akinwale has been confirmed dead after a brief illness.
He reportedly died on Sunday, Sept.13th, 2020. He starred in movies like Sango (1997), Ladepo Omo Adanwo (2005), Iranse Aje (2007) and many others. Ayobami Akinwale was also a professor in the department of The Performing Arts at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin.
Ayo Akinwale was also a veteran movie producer, a laureate of the African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) and a director.
He began his acting career in the 1970s featuring in television and drama productions. He won the Best Indigenous actor award at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards.