Veteran Actor John Adewumi, popularly known as as “Tafa Oloyede” is Dead

He was aged 69.

The Ede, Osun State born actor who ventured into acting in 1974 died on Tuesday.

Confirming the incident, General Secretary, Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Osun Branch, Ademola Oyedokun, said the actor died at his Arowomole residence in Osogbo, Osun State capital.

“Late Tafa Oloyede had his tutelage under late Oyin Adejobi. He featured in many movies that include ‘Jaiyesimi’, ‘Ayanmo’, ‘Ekuro Oloja’, ‘Orogun’, ‘Akanji Oniposi’ that made him popular and others.

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

He is survived by wife and children.



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