A popular Nollywood actor, producer, and director Murphy Afolabi is dead.
He was 49.
This was announced by Tunde Ola Yusuf on his Instagram page on Saturday.
Yusuf prayed for the late Afolabi’s soul farewell.
“We lost a strong Filmmaker Murphy Afolabi….May God rest your soul bro”.
CEO of Best Of Nollywood Seun Oloketuyi confirmed the incident, saying the actor died after sustaining injuries from a fall in the bathroom.
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.”