Yoruba actress Motunrayo Adeoye reportedly dies after battling chronic ulcer (photo)
Weeks after the death of talented actress Aisha Abimbola, another tragedy has struck. Veteran Nollywood actress Motunrayo Adeoye has passed away after battling chronic illness in Ibadan, Oyo state.
The actress had reportedly passed away at the early hours of Friday, June 1. She had reportedly battled with chronic ulcer for many years.
gathered that she would be buried today at her residence which is located at Akobo Ojurin in Ibadan, according to Islamic rite.
Madam Adeoye was a niece to top Yoruba traditional ruler, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo state. She graduated from Osogbo Technical College in Osun state, where she had studied electronics.
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She later moved to Switzerland for a seven months course to further her studies in electronics.
In the 70s, she became a studio/audio engineer at BCOS Communication in Ibadan. She was a studio engineer for almost 40 years before she retired in 2010. The late actress had gone into full time acting after her retirement