Popular Yoruba actress, Toyin Majekodunmi, is dead

By Seun Agboola, Lagos

Prominent actress in the Yoruba movie industry, Toyin Majekodunmi has died.

The cause of her death has not been officially made public as at the time of filing this report but what is certain is that the  veteran actress, popularly known as Iya Kike in Yoruba movie circles, died on Monday.

Married to a fellow actor, Solomon Majekodunmi  aka ‘Baba Kekere’, the news of her death was shared by actress and movie producer, Bimbo Success.

The late actress  featured in numerous Yoruba movies and often starred alongside her husband.

Prior to launching her movie career, she worked with the Lagos State Ministry of Information for many years.

Her husband also worked in International Banking Division Department at First Bank Plc.

A delight on stage and in movies, the late actress was married for 37 years and was blessed with three children – two daughters and a son.

Her colleagues and fans alike have taken to social media to eulogize the late movie star.

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