Popular veteran actor, Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle popularly called Baba Legba has died.
The Nollywood legend was reported to have died in the early hours of today, 7th of September.
The news Baba Legba’s death was shared on Facebook by late Baba Sala’s son, Adejumo Boisala Emmanuel.
”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.”