Actor Murphy Afolabi dies at 49

Actor Murphy Afolabi dies at 49

Reports have it that he died from injuries incurred when he slipped and fell in the bathroom in his home.

His colleague in the Yoruba movie industry, Tunde Ola-Yusuf, confirmed the unfortunate incident on his Facebook page on Sunday.

Yusuf prayed for the late Afolabi’s soul farewell.

Afolabi died a week after celebrating his 49th birthday on May 5. 

He wrote on his birthday: “Dear God, on this day which is my birthday, I ask for your blessings and grace. May I have your strength and courage to continue to serve you faithfully? Almighty God, I come to you on this day and ask for your favor. May you grant me wisdom and knowledge to do your will and to live a righteous life. Happy Birthday to me.”

The news of Murphy Afolabi’s demise is coming a day after another veteran actor, Saint Obi had died in the home of one of his siblings.