Veteran Yoruba actor, popularly known as Alabi Yellow is dead.
His demise was announced on a Nollywood group platform “Nollywood First” and confirmed by many actors, who have been taking to their respective pages to pay tribute to the late actor.
The news of Alabi Yellow’s ill health was announced on Tuesday, March 26, 2018, by the Executive Chairman of Best Of Nollywood awards, Seun Oloketuyi. Oloketuyi announced that the actor, who was born, Samuel Oludayo Akinpelu, has suffered a partial stroke shortly after the demise of his wife.
However, the actor had received a lifeline of N10m from a popular philanthropist, Reverend Esther Ajayi, popularly known as Iya Adura, back in April, and many had thought he was on the path to recovery.
Alabi Yellow appeared in several Yoruba movies and also wrote a book titled, ‘A ba Oko Ku’.