Popular yoruba actor, Olofa Ina, is dead

Popular Yoruba filmmaker and actor, Chief Adedeji Aderemi, popularly known as Olofa Ina is dead.

The 73-year-old actor, in his lifetime, was well known in the contemporary Yoruba theatre industry.

The news of his death was announced by fellow actor, Saidi Balogun, via his Instagram handle (@SaidiBalogun), on Thursday night.

He posted Olofa Ina’s picture with the caption, “Goodnight legend Chief Deji Akinremi (Olofa Ina) RIP.”

Meanwhile, the cause of his death as of the time of filing this report cannot be ascertained.

In June 2021, during the sexual assault case involving his colleague, Olanrewaju James alias Baba Ijesha, he had said the saga cannot lead to a division among theatre practitioners.

“It can’t cause a division.

“The issue here is that the youngsters of today didn’t participate in associations, they met fortune on the ground.

“Those of us who suffered before we could earn a living in the business of theatre won’t want a division in our midst,” he said.