Nollywood actress Orishabunmi dies at 61
Mrs Folake Aremu popularly called “Orisabunmi
The Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) has announced the death of a Veteran Nollywood Actress, Mrs Folake Aremu popularly called “Orisabunmi” who died late Tuesday night, Jan. 5.
Mr Bolaji Amusan, TAMPAN National President disclosed this in statement on Wednesday, adding that she passed out after a brief illness and the burial arrangement would be communicated soon.
Amusan described the death of the late actress as the loss of a rare gem in the Nollywood industry.
” O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?
” It is so sad we lost a priceless jewel, a very rare gem in Nigerian film industry, Chief Mrs Folakemi Aremu aka “Orisabunmi” to the cold hands of death last night.
” She passed out at 61-year after a brief illness at 11pm, Tuesday Jan. 5.
” Though good people die everyday yet not all of them affirm for us the goodness in humanity the way Orisabunmi did.
” She passed away leaving a legacy of positive experiences for anyone who took the time to know her.
” If Oratory is the masterful art, the world will surely miss Orisabunmi for her talent.
” She was an orator who would perfectly chant eloquently with her resounding sonorous voice. Iya Oosha, we will surely miss you.
” The burial arrangement will be announced soon,” he said.