Veteran Yoruba actress, Iyabo Oko is dead

Nollywood actress Sidikat Odukanwi, widely known as Iyabo Oko, has sadly passed away on Wednesday evening, bringing an end to her prolonged struggle with illness.

The veteran Yoruba actress, who had been absent from the movie scene for several years, had been battling with poor health, leading to her untimely demise.

Veteran Yoruba actress, Iyabo Oko is dead
A photo of Iyabo Oko. Photo Credit: @bisiaisha Source: Instagram

It may be recalled last year, Iyabo Oko had been erroneously reported to have passed away, only to make a remarkable recovery a few hours later, surprising her fans and the entertainment industry alike.

However, this time, the news of her passing has been confirmed by her daughter, Bisi Aisha.

The details surrounding the circumstances of her death remain limited at this time.

Nonetheless, the news of Iyabo Oko’s demise has sent shockwaves throughout the Nigerian film industry.

The late actress’s daughter, Bisi Aisha, took to social media to express her grief and announce her mother’s passing.

She wrote a heartfelt message, bidding farewell to her beloved mother and wishing her soul eternal rest.

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