Kunle Adetokunbo, a Nigerian comic actor popularly known as Dejo Tunfulu is dead.
The Nollywood actor died at 49 on Friday morning.
The details surrounding his death were not mentioned at the time the news broke.
Kunle Afod, a fellow actor in Nollywood confirmed the incident while expressing shock in a post on Instagram on Friday morning.
“Dejo, this is so sad. Still can’t believe this,” he wrote.
The president of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan (Mr Latin) also confirmed his death.
“Yes, it is confirmed. He died in a hospital this morning. But I am yet to get full details of the incident,” he told PUNCH correspondent on Friday.
Dejo during his lifetime was known for acting the role of a clown in Yoruba movies, bringing laughter and joy to his fans and families across the country and beyond.