News have it that the popular actor in the Yoruba movie industry Abdul-Lateef Titilope Ashimiyu known as Itakure has passed on.

The actor reportedly died on Saturday, June 18, 2016, after being ill for two days.  He was said to have complained of fever before he was taken to the hospital where he later died.

This is coming barely two weeks after star actress, Henrietta Kosoko, the wife of a veteran actor, Jide Kosoko,   slumped and died in Lagos and one week after the death of legendary music producer OJB Jezreel.

It was further gathered that the talented actor, known for playing the role of a Muslim cleric has been buried in his home town in Oyo state. Photos taken showed fans and other Yoruba movie stars in a state of utter sadness, including a veteran actress who broke down in tears as Itakure was laid to rest.

His death has once again brought sadness to the Yoruba film industry as fans took to their social media pages to express their devastation over the loss of a talented actor.

May his soul rest in peace

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