Tafa Oloyede, Veteran Yoruba Movie Actor Is Dead


    John Adewumi, popularly known as Tafa Oloyede in the Yoruba movie industry is dead.

    He died in Osogbo, Osun State on Tuesday at the age of 69.

    The Ede born actor ventured into acting in 1974 and had his tutelage under late Oyin Adejobi.

    He featured in many movies, including ‘Kootu Asipa’ ‘Jaiyesimi’, ‘Ayanmo’, ‘Ekuro Oloja’, ‘Orogun’, ‘Akanji Oniposi’ that made him popular among others.

    Tafa Oloyede who was born on 19th November, 1952 is hardly seen in movies these days; a development that stands as a source of worry to his fans.

    He is survived by a wife and children.


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