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Yoruba Comic Act Dejo Tunfulu Is Dead, Ogogo, Alesh Describe Death As Shocking

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Comic actor Kunle Mak Tokunbo aka Dejo Tunfulu is dead.

His colleague, Kunle Afod, announced this on Instagram, throwing the industry into mourning.

Afod wrote, “This is so sad, so painful, I can’t believe that you are no more.”

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Other film stars like Toyin Abraham and Biodun Okeowo-Sofuyi expressed shock over the actor’s death.

The late actor was rumoured to have suffered an unexpected bleeding during the shooting of his current film.

But many if his colleagues noted all was well with the actor before his death was announced on Friday.

Following the death of popular Yoruba comic actor, Kunle Adetokunbo, fondly known as “Dejo Tunfulu “, some of his colleagues have described his death as shocking.

Adetokunbo’s death was confirmed on Friday by several of his colleagues on their Instagram pages.

Adetokunbo died on Thursday night at the age of 49.

Taiwo Hassan, popularly known as Ogogo, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said he waa shocked at the news of Adetokunbo’s death.

According to him, he saw him at a party four days ago.

“I’m hearing this from you, I haven’t turned on my internet, this is shocking to me; we were together at a birthday party about four days ago, if I am not mistaken.

“This is so sad, he was a hardworking person, may God console his immediate family and grant us his colleagues and friends the fortitude to bear the loss,” Hasssan said.

Also speaking with NAN, Alesh Onilegbale, described Adetokunbo as one of the most hardworking fellows in Nollywood.

“It is sad that Dejo has finished his race, he was easygoing, he does mind his business, he had no airs around him, it’s really a sad one.

“I really pray for the family he left behind that God will uphold them, it’s so sad,” he said.

Adetokunbo was born on May 31, 1972 in Idumota, Lagos Island area of Lagos State and hails from Ikija area of Abeokuta in Ogun.

He is known for “Hally The Drummer” (2016) and “Jide Jendo” (2020).

He shot into limelight for his role in the movie titled, “Omo Oran”. (NAN)

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