Popular Nollywood actor and comedian, Kunle Adetokunbo, popularly known as Dejo Tunfulu is dead. He was aged 52. His colleague Kunle Afod broke the news on his Instagram page earlier this morning, Friday, April 1st, 2022.
Kunle Afod wrote: You still posted this picture recently only for me to hear about your death today. This is so sad, Pressy Tunfulu. Daddy Junior, still can’t believe this”
The cause of his death was still unknown as of the time of this report.
Ogogo, Alesh describe Dejo Tunfulu’s death as shocking
Following the death of popular Yoruba comic actor, Kunle Adetokunbo, fondly known as “Dejo Tunfulu “, some of his colleagues have described his death as shocking. Adetokunbo’s death was confirmed on Friday by several of his colleagues on their Instagram pages.
Adetokunbo died on Thursday night .
Taiwo Hassan, popularly known as Ogogo, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said he was shocked at the news of Adetokunbo’s death. According to him, he saw him at a party four days ago.
“I’m hearing this from you, I haven’t turned on my internet, this is shocking to me; we were together at a birthday party about four days ago, if I am not mistaken. “This is so sad, he was a hardworking person, may God console his immediate family and grant us his colleagues and friends the fortitude to bear the loss,” Hassan said.
Also speaking with NAN, Alesh Onilegbale, described Adetokunbo as one of the most hardworking fellows in Nollywood. “It is sad that Dejo has finished his race. He was easygoing, minding his business, he had no airs around him, it’s really a sad one. “I really pray for the family he left behind that God will uphold them, it’s so sad,” he said.
Adetokunbo was born on May 31, 1972, in Idumota, Lagos Island area of Lagos State, and hailed from Ikija area of Abeokuta in Ogun State. He was known for “Hally The Drummer” (2016) and “Jide Jendo” (2020). He shot into the limelight with his role in the movie titled, “Omo Oran”.