Veteran Yoruba Actor, Alhaji Yekini Babalegba Is Dead.

Veteran Yoruba Actor, Alhaji Yekini Babalegba Is Dead.

One of Nollywood 's legends in the Yoruba film genre, Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle, popularly known as Babalegba is dead.

While we still need more information about his death, it was reported that he died at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State in the early hours of today.

Late Baba Sala 's son, Adejumo Boisala Emmanuel, has posted the news of his death on Facebook.

“Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle 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 Omobolanle 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”. he wrote.

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