Saturday, 2 June 2018

Yoruba Actress, Motunrayo Adeoye Dies After Battling Chronic Ulcer

Motunrayo Adeoye

Veteran Yoruba actress, Motunrayo Adeoye has passed away in Ibadan, Oyo state. According to ccnaija, the talented actress died yesterday morning, June 1st after battling chronic ulcer for many years and she was that same yesterday at her residence located at Akobo Ojurin, Ibadan, Oyo state according to Islamic rite.

During her life, madam Adeoye was a well known name in Nollywood. She was among the 10 most featured Veteran Yoruba actresses in the industry. She was a niece to a top class traditional ruler in Yoruba Land, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, The Alafin of Oyo, Oyo State.

She graduated from Osogbo Technical College,Osun State where she studied Electronics before she later went to Switzerland for 7 months course to acquire more knowledgeable about the profession. In the 70s, she joined BCOS Communication, Ibadan as a studio/audio engineer.

The job she did for almost 40 years before she got her retirement in 2010. Almost immediately after her retirement, she went fully into acting. Her hard-hitting role in Kunle Afod's hit movie, Igbekun !ADR her a force to reckon with in the movie industry.

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