A Popular Nollywood comic actor, Dejo Tunfulu is Dead, POLITICS NIGERIA has learned. His demise was announced by his friend and fellow actor, Kunle Afod.
The cause of his death is yet to be ascertained.
Popular radio presenter, Adeyemi Olabode, also posted on his known Facebook page: “I saw the post about your demise and hurriedly called your line so you can debunk the ‘April fool’ news, but alas! It was picked by your son. You were so kind and down to earth.”
“You are one of the few I do lean on in the entertainment industry. I can’t do without disturbing you with my weekly BC messages on Whatsapp. So we won’t be able to speak again Egbon. So our plans won’t be again? Rest in peace egbon Kunle Mark Tokunbo a.k.a Dejo Tunfulu.”
Tunfulu started acting in the early years of his life. At the time, in his area in Idumota, Lagos, whenever he attended rehearsals and returned home, he would mimic what he had seen in some veteran actors and actresses.
During his secondary school days, he joined the entertainment society and that became the beginning of his career in acting.
The late actor was known through the television programme he featured in called “Theatre Omode.” The name of the first movie he acted in was Aje ni Iya mi, which is a home video.