Nollywood loses Veteran Actor, Chief Yomi Obileye aka “Chief Daddy”

Veteran Actor, Chief Yomi Obileye

Nigerian veteran actor, Yomi Obileye is dead. He died on Friday morning on the 24th of April, 2020 from a yet to be disclosed ailment. Obileye was known for Tade Ogidan’s movie, Hostages in 1997 and Chief Daddy in 2019.

His demise was confirmed by Nigerian actor and comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka on popular photo sharing app, Instagram earlier today.

He wrote;

If tears could build a stairway and memories were a lane, we would walk right up to heaven and bring you back again.

Rest In Peace Uncle Yomi OBILEYE. Thanks for the memories. I can’t help but want to watch “HOSTAGES” again.

Sleep well Egbon and May God give your family and fans the fortitude to bear the loss.

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