The Nigerian entertainment industry is in mourning once again as news has emerged of the tragic passing of popular Yoruba movie star, Murphy Afolabi.
According to reports, Afolabi passed away after a fall in his bathroom inside his home, which was a gift from MC Oluomo.
The actor’s death is said to have occurred after he fell and hit his head on the bathroom floor.
Afolabi was one of the top movie stars to have emerged from the Yoruba film industry and had recently celebrated his birthday on Friday, May 5.
Fans and colleagues have taken to social media to express their shock and sadness at the news of Afolabi’s untimely passing.
A colleague @Odunlade Adekola, took to his Instagram page to react in shock.
He shared a photo of pitch darkness and captioned it with,
“Jesus Christ We lost Murphy”
The circumstances surrounding Afolabi’s death are still unclear, and further details are expected to emerge in the coming days.