Veteran actor Otunba Abayomi Michael Obileye has died.
His demise was reported to have occurred on Friday, April 24 and was confirmed by his junior brother and another accomplished actor, Taiwo Obileye.
His cause of death was not yet know at the point of filing this report.
The pictures of his Junior brother, Taiwo Obileye who acted Chief in the popular box office movie, Chef Daddy, was awash in the media as the one who died but Taiwo Obileye had corrected it that, it was his picture being reported as Yomi Obileye. They looked a bit alike with white beards.
Taiwo Obileye was known for Tade Ogidan’s movie, ‘Hostages’ in 1997, and ‘Palace’, a soap opera which featured Liz Benson, Jide Kosoko, Antar Laniyan, Dayo Adeneye, Jide Alabi, Tunji Bamishigbin.
Comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka who shared a post announcing his death wrote on his page; “If tears could build a stairway and memories were a lane, we would walk right up to heaven and bring you back again.
“Rest In Peace Uncle Yomi OBILEYE . Thanks for the memories. I can’t help but want to watch “HOSTAGES” again. Sleep well Egbon and May God give your family and fans the fortitude to bear the loss.”
Meanwhile another actor called Ogun Majek is also dying and need of funds and medical treatment.