In a devastating turn of events, Murphy Afolabi, a beloved Nollywood Yoruba actor, has tragically passed away in the early hours of Sunday, May 14, 2023.
The news broke when popular blogger @AnuoluwapoSisi shared the heartbreaking update on Twitter, revealing that the actor had slipped on the bathroom tiled floor, resulting in his untimely demise.
BREAKING: Actor Murphy AFOLABI is dead pic.twitter.com/yI0FHG2VbP
— YT: Sisilizzyvlogs (OmogeSisi) (@AnuoluwapoSisi) May 14, 2023
While the details surrounding Murphy Afolabi’s death remain unclear, the shocking news has sent shockwaves throughout the entertainment industry and among his legion of fans. Concerned followers have been flocking to his Instagram page, anxiously seeking confirmation of the report. Afolabi’s last online activity was observed just yesterday when he shared a photo of a fellow colleague, extending birthday wishes.
The sudden loss of Murphy Afolabi has left the Nollywood community and fans in a state of grief and disbelief. Known for his remarkable talent and memorable performances in numerous Yoruba films, Afolabi had endeared himself to audiences with his charisma and versatility as an actor.
As the news of his passing spreads, tributes pour in from fellow actors, industry professionals, and fans alike, who express their sorrow and pay homage to the legacy Afolabi leaves behind. Fondly remembered for his significant contributions to the Nigerian film industry, his absence will undoubtedly be deeply felt.
The Nollywood fraternity mourns the loss of one of its brightest stars, and as the details surrounding his untimely demise gradually emerge, the industry and fans alike brace themselves for an emotional period of reflection and remembrance. Murphy Afolabi’s passing serves as a poignant reminder of the fragility of life and the profound impact he had on the hearts and minds of those touched by his work.