Another blow for the Nigerian cinematographic universe. Actor Prince Adewale Adeyemo died in the early hours of Monday, May 22, 2023, following a short illness.
Veteran actor Prince Adewale Adeyemo is no more. The sad news was announced by actor Kunle Afod, who shared a photo of the deceased on social media. In his moving message, Afod expressed his grief and prayed for the rest of his friend and colleague’s soul.
“Hmmmm God! RIP Prince Adewale Adeyemo. He died in the early hours of Monday after a short illness. God will comfort all his family, friends and colleagues. Afod wrote, without giving further details about the death of his late friend and colleague.
Prince Adewale Adeyemo was a respected and beloved actor in the Yoruba film industry. His career was marked by memorable performances and he contributed significantly to the development of cinema in the region. His sudden passing leaves a huge void in the hearts of his family, friends and colleagues.
This sad event comes just days after the loss of another talent in the Yoruba film industry. On May 14, 2023, another colleague passed away, adding to the string of painful losses in the film community.