Veteran Yoruba actress Iyabo Oko dies at 61

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By Racheal Ayodele

Famous Yoruba actress, Sidikat Odunkanwi popularly known as Iyabo Oko, is dead.

Announcing her death on a Facebook page on Thursday, one of the actress’s daughters, Bisi Aisha said Iyabo Oko died on Wednesday.

She wrote: “May ur soul Rest In Peace mummy.”

Also sharing the dead actress’s pictures on her Facebook page, actress Iyabo Ojo wrote: “Nollywood mourns. Veteran actress Iyabo OKO is dead.”

The 61-year-old actress had before her demise battled with ill-health which caused her to take a long break from the movie scene.

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