Veteran Yoruba Actress, Motunrayo Adeoye has sadly passed away.
Adeoye died in the early hours of Friday in her Ibadan home after long battle with chronic ulcer.
The Nollywood actress will be buried at her residence located at Akobo Ojurin, Oyo State Friday according to Islamic rites
Adeoye was among the 10 most featured veteran Yoruba actresses in the industry. She was a niece to a first-class traditional ruler in Yorubaland, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Alafin of Oyo.
She joined BCOS Communication, Ibadan in the 70’s as a studio/audio engineer. Almost immediately after her retirement in 2010, she went fully into acting.
Her role in Kunle Afod’s hit movie, Igbekun brought her into spotlight.