#Heartrending!!! #Babalegba, #Yekini #Omobolanle #Legendary Yoruba Actor is Dead. A Veteran Actor, One of the finest legends in the Yoruba movie genre of Nollywood, Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle popularly known as Babalegba has gone to the great beyond.
Babalegba joins other legends in the Yoruba film industry who have died this year.
The news of Babalegba’s death was posted by Late Baba Sala’s son, Emmanuel Biosala, though Emmanuel did not share the cause of death of the veteran actor, but he noted that the Yoruba film star gave up the ghost in the early hours of Monday, 7th September, midnight to be precise.
The deceased been a Muslim, Nigerianjournal gathered that he will be buried by 4pm today according to Islamic rites at his home in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
In 1974 the Actor Joined Alawada Theatre Group and was playing comic roles along with Baba Sala, sometimes he played Babalawo, Police officer but often times it’s usually one comic role to another.
He is a friend of the family and supporter of my Daddy till his death. He used to be called Sunday Omobolanle then before he went to Mecca and he turned muslim.
Personally, he contributed a lot to my success too.
May your soul rest in perfect peace, baba”.