Some Nollywood actors have reacted to the sudden death of popular actor and producer, Murphy Afolabi.
Afolabi reportedly died after falling down in the bathroom at his residence in Ikorodu, Lagos, on Sunday morning.
Announcing the sad news on Sunday afternoon in a Facebook post accompanied by pictures, popular Nollywood actor and director, Tunde Ola Yusuf wrote: “REST IN PEACE. May God give the family and close associates the fortitude to bear the loss.”
Reacting to the news, Ibrahim Chatta, Odunlade Adekola, Wumi Toriola, Olaniyi Afonja, Muyiwa Ademola and other actors took to their social media handles to display pictures of the deceased with crying emojis, expressing their emotions.
Famous Yoruba actor and producer: Ibrahim Chatta wrote: “Indeed a black Sunday. Rest in Peace, Murphy Afọlábí.”
Also, actress Wumi Toriola wrote: “Oh My God. Murphy Afolabi is dead.”
Actress Dayo Amusa said: “We celebrated your birthday just a few days ago I am deeply sad and shocked to hear this sad news. Oku nsunkun Oku. Death is hard and cruel. I pray that his soul RIP.”
Olaniyi Afonja, popularly known as Sanyeri: “It’s so shocking to hear the death of my wonderful friend Murphy Afolabi. I pray God be with the family he left behind. Murphy Rest in Perfect Peace.”
Odunlade Adekola wrote: “Jesus Christ. We lost Murphy.”
Muyiwa Ademola wrote: “This is sad news! It is a Dark Sunday. A scary one! I’m just terrified. Rest In Peace Murphy Afolabi.”
Damilola Oni said: “Life. So fickle. Rest easy, Uncle Murphy. God knows.”
Damola Olatunji said: “Murphy, but why? We all celebrated your birthday on the 5th of May, not knowing it was you saying goodbye.
“Vanity upon vanity. Everything we do is vanity, empty, futile, and short lived. It doesn’t matter if you’re wise or a fool, ultimately, because everyone ends up dying. Rest on bruv. Sunnnre ooo.”