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Veteran Yoruba actress, Motunrayo Adeoye dies in Ibadan

Veteran Yoruba actress, Motunrayo Adeoye died today June 1, 2018 after battling chronic ulcer for  years. She will be buried today at her residence located at Akobo Ojurin, Ibadan Oyo State according to Islamic rite.

The deceased, who is a niece to the Alafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has featured in many Nollywood movies in her life time and was well-known in Nollywood.

She started her career in the 70s. She joined BCOS Communication, Ibadan as a studio/audio engineer and retired in 2010 after a 40-year career.

She went into full acting immediately after her retirement. Her hard-hitting role in Kunle Afod’s hit movie, Igbekun made her a force to reckon with in the industry.

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