One of the legends in the Yoruba movie genre of Nollywood, Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle popularly known as Babalegba is dead
Though, we are yet to get more details about his death but we were told that he died in the early hours of today at his abode in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The news of his death was posted on Facebook by Late Baba Sala’s son, Adejumo Boisala Emmanuel, who wrote the below information on his page,
“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”.