It’s a sad day for the Nigerian entertainment industry as their colleague, popular Yoruba Nollywood actor Murphy Afolabi dies at 49. News of the actor’s sudden death hit the internet on Sunday, May 14, 2023, while fans and celebrities have expressed shock, the family of the popular actor is yet to share the circumstances that surround the actor’s death.
However, it has been reported that the actor died at his residence after a bathroom fall in the early hours of today, May 14, 2023. The actor celebrated his birthday about a week ago, on May 5, 2023, and it’s a great loss for his family. Veteran film director Tunde Ola-Yusuf confirmed Murphy’s death via his Facebook page, and he wrote:
“Rest in peace. May God give the family and close associates the fortitude to bear the loss”