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Nollywood comic act, Dejo Tunfulu dies at 53



Nollywood comic act, Dejo Tunfulu dies at 53

Dejo Adetokunbo also known as Dejo Tunfulu, a Nollywood actor of the Yoruba extraction reportedly dies, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

Dejo Tunfulu whose real name is Dejo Adetokunbo is one of the best comic actors in Nollywood especially within the Yoruba circle of the Nigerian film industry with a character he created and stuck with for several years.

His death was announced by another industry colleague, Kunle Afod hours ago via social media, however netizens and fans of the actor did not take it lightly having considered it another ‘April fool’ joke.

The actor according to sources has been battling with an undisclosed terminal illness for about five years before his death.

He has maintained low-profile lifestyle ever since but only appears during a few industry events.


ENigeria Newspaper reports that Dejo Tunfulu, 53 took a break from acting to attend to his ill-health until his unfortunate demise.

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