By Funmi Adekoya
The governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has expressed shock at the news of the demise of a great and illustrious son of the state, a popular Nollywood actor, Mr Maroof Afolabi popularly known as “Murphy Afolabi” whose death was announced in the early hours of Sunday.
The governor through his Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed described Late Murphy Afolabi as a good ambassador of Osun State who dedicated his life through his acting prowess to upholding the ethos of Omoluabi.
Governor Adeleke described, Mr. Afolabi as a passionate and ingenious Nollywood actor who stood firm in promoting the culture and tradition of the Yorubas through his God-given talent.
The statement condoled numerous fans across the world, colleagues, friends, and families on the demise of Afolabi who lived a fulfilled life of showcasing his talent to the outside world.
It prayed to God to grant his family and friends the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.