Its not a news that the veteran Yoruba actor, Alhaji Yekinni Oyedele popularly known as Baba Legba is dead, even the Egba born actor has been buried according to the muslim rites.
Eight day prayer was held in the honour of the late thespian in his home town. The event was attended by both the presidents of ANTP and TAMPAN and their members.
TAMPAN members were led to the venue of the prayer by her national president, Otunba Bolaji Amusan popularly known as Mr Latin, while the ANTP members were led by her president, Chief Adewale Adeoye otherwise known as Adewale Elesoo.
The eight day prayer was led by the chief imam of Abeokuta with others top Islamic clerics. Special prayers were offered to repose the soul of departed actor.
In his words, Elesoo, described late Baba Legba as a very good fellow, who loves everybody during his life and time. He siad he had knew late Baba Legba when both were at Baba Sala’s caucus as young actors. He also described him as a good comedian who always made people laugh.
In his own remark, Mr.Latin, said late Baba Legba was among the old actors whose he was looking up to as a young man, he also described him as a good man with kind heart.
You would recall that that Baba Legba passed on nine days ago after brief illness.
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May God grant him everlasting rest