Popular Yoruba actor, Lekinson, is dead

Jorgio Lekinson Photo: Courtesy alabamauncut.blogspot.com

News just filtered in late Wednesday night that Jorgio Lekinson, a popular in Yoruba genre of Nollywood died this evening of heart-related ailment. The news has thrown his numerous fans into mourning. Mr. Lekinson reportedly died at 5 p.m. at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo.

“His diction was fine,” said Babajide Kolade-Otitoju, editor of TheNEWS and one of Lekinson’s diehard fans in a comment he left on his Facebook page. “He thrilled many of us, but now he is no more. May his soul rest in peace.”

Another fan, Babajide Moradeke said,  “I’m watching a movie right now in which Lekinson raised fund for someone who has a heart problem. “May his soul rest in perfect peace.”

Mr. Lekinson  was a hugely talented Yoruba actor renowned more for his role in Koto Aye, a classic Yoruba movie featuring A-class veteran Yoruba actors.


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