Popular Nigerian actor, Alfred Rotimi Popoola has been declared dead following a brief illness at his residence in Abeokuta.
According to an announcement by the Abeokuta chapter of Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN, the actor died in Abeokuta, on February 28.
The association further revealed that the actor would be buried on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
“It saddens me to announce the untimely death of our beloved colleague Hon. Alfred Rotimi Popoola aka Ilu Venture. After a brief sickness, yesterday 27th Feb 2019″.
“There will be a short memorial service at St Jude Cathedral, Church, Iberekodo, Abeokuta by 12:00noon on February 28th. In order to give him last respect, we planned to join the family at Lantoro Mortuary by 10 am tomorrow from where we will move to the church.”
“May his soul rest in peace! Ilu oooo digba ooo se.”