Nollywood Yoruba actor, Olurotimi Isaiah Ayinde popularly known as Abu Olododo has died after a brief illness.
The actor gave up the ghost hours ago in his hometown in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
He reportedly died after a brief illness in the early hours of the morning.
Ayinde’s death comes barely 48-hours after veteran actor and poet Adebayo Faleti died in Ibadan over the weekend.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.
Ijaduade, brought his departure to the attention of the public in a
statement posted on Facebook on Monday.
interview with our correspondent, described Ayinde’s death as sudden.
Claiming that he had a brief phone conversation with the deceased on
Sunday night, he said, “We chatted for a while on that night. He even
asked me about the outcome of a summit that I attended in Lagos. We
talked about other things and we agreed to meet on Monday or Tuesday
before I went to bed. I went to his residence to see him the following
day (Monday) as agreed only to learn that he was dead.”
co-tenants, Ijaduade implied in his account, had decided to open the
door of his room when he failed to show up in the morning and found him
in a sitting position and lifeless.
Ayinde did not complain of ill-health before he died. “He never told me
that he was sick. He appeared to be quite healthy when I spoke with him
on the phone. His death remains a mystery to me,” Ijaduade said.