SO SAD! Veteran Actor & Broadcaster Adebayo Faleti Dies At 86

Adebayo Faleti, renowned Nigerian author, broadcaster and poet is dead.

Channels TV reports that Faleti died in the early hours of Sunday morning at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.

Faleti holds the national honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) and was responsible for translating Nigeria’s National Anthem from English to Yoruba.

Faleti, who has published a dictionary containing the formal or official use of Yoruba names, was one of the pioneer staff of the first television station in Africa, Western Nigeria Television (WNTV).

Faleti also starred in Tunde Kelani‘s Thunderbold and Saworoide.

May his soul rest in perfect peace (Amin)

I pray we will not loose out love ones to untimely death (Amin) – Sombody say Amin pls

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