Olofa Ina died, Another Nollywood Actor, Deji Akinremi passed away

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Renowned Yoruba Nollywood actor Deji Aderemi Olofa Ina has passed away, casting a shadow of grief over the Yoruba film industry just days into the new year of 2024.

Seun Oloketuyi, a veteran film producer and the Chief Executive Officer of Best of Nollywood (BON), conveyed the sad news on his Instagram page.

Confirmation of Deji Aderemi Olofa Ina’s demise also came from another seasoned actor, Saidi Balogun, who shared a photo of the late actor on his official Instagram page with the caption, “Good Night Legend Chief Deji Akinremi (Olofa Ina) RIP.”

This recent loss follows the tragic death of Murphy Afolabi in May 2023, creating a somber atmosphere in the Nollywood community. The untimely passing of both actors within a short span has deeply impacted their colleagues, who expressed their grief on social media.

Murphy Afolabi’s demise, caused by a fall in the bathroom, shocked many, as the actor had celebrated his 49th birthday just days before the unfortunate incident. The Nollywood community declared the day of his death a Black day, mourning the loss of two talented actors. Tributes and condolences flooded social media platforms from fellow actors, highlighting the deep impact of these losses on the Nigerian film industry.

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