Actress Bose Adewoyin ‘Madam Tinubu’ is dead

Veteran Nollywood actress Bose Adewoyin, popularly referred to as Madam Tinubu, is dead.

The actress who got famous for her role as Madam Tinubu in ‘EFUNROYE TINUBU’ written by Professor Akinwumi Isola and directed by Gbenga Adewusi in 1989, reportedly died on Tuesday morning, June 23.

Actress Bose Adewoyin ‘Madam Tinubu’ is dead

EFUNROYE TINUBU was later adapted for television and was a screen hit all through 1989/1990.

The play toured Nigeria before finally being staged in the USA in 1986. Aunty Bose, as she was fondly called, was a quintessential actress, dancer and costumier.

She was on the contingent of the Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture that performed Funmi Odusolu’s famous dance musical, ‘ORÍ’ (Destiny).

Madam Tinubu would later costume many plays for stage and screen while she also acted along.

She acted alongside Oga Bello (Adebayo Salami) in Funke Akindele’s ‘ỌMỌ GHETTO’. While she played Mama Onimama, Oga Bello played Baba Onibaba, The Vanguard reports.

Bose was also on the contingent of the Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture that performed Funmi Odusolu’s famous dance musical ‘ORÍ’ (Destiny)

Her colleagues in the acting industry have been pouring out tributes to the legend who was portrayed as a face of stage performances in the country.

Her body has since been buried.

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