Dejo Tunfulu's death stirs shockwaves in Nollywood


Dejo Tunfulu is dead

By Aderonke Ojediran

Colleagues of Yoruba comic actor, Kunle Mac Adetokunbo, fondly known as Dejo Tunfulu, have expressed shock over his death.

Adetokunbo’s death was confirmed on Friday. He reportedly died Thursday night at the age of 49.

Taiwo Hassan, popularly known as Ogogo said he saw Tunfulu 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.

Alesh Onilegbale, described Adetokunbo as one of the most hardworking fellows in Nollywood.

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“It is sad that Dejo has finished his race, he was easy-going, 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.

His parents hailed from Ikija area of Abeokuta in Ogun.

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

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

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