Veteran Actor, Yekini Oyedele aka Baba Legba is dead. His death was confirmed on Monday after he died early hours on September 7.
Prior to his death, he was known for his comic roles with colleague Baba Sala.
However, his death was announced by comedian, Adejumo Boisala Emmanuel. He said:
“Alhaji Yekini Oyedele popularly known as Babalegba died in the early hours of today (midnight precisely)
He joined Alawada Theatre Group in 1974 and was playing comic roles along with Baba Sala, sometimes he played Babalawo, Police officer but most time one comic role to another. He is a friend of the family and supporter of my Daddy till his death. He used to be called Sunday Ikubolaje then before he went to Mecca and he turned muslim.
Personally, he contributed a lot to my success too.
May your soul rest in perfect peace, baba.”