Another tragic development in the Nigerian Nollywood film business is the death of one of their own, Kunle Adetokunbo, also known as Dejo Tunfulu.
After a brief illness, he died on Friday, April 1st, 2022, in an unidentified hospital in Lagos, Nigeria.
On Friday, friends and colleagues of the comic actor in the movie industry confirmed his death, including Bolaji Amusan, President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN).
He was born on the 31st of May, 1972, in Idumota, Lagos Island area of Lagos State, and died at the age of 49, just a month shy of his 50th birthday. He was born in Ikija, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Many Nollywood actors and actresses have expressed their grief over Dejo Tunfulu’s death, calling it a “shock.”