Nollywood actor, Yekini Oyedepo Baba Legba’ is dead
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Veteran Nollywood actor, Yekini Oyedele, popularly known as
Baba Legba is dead.
He was confirmed dead on Monday, September 7.
Before his death, Baba Legba was popularly known for playing comic roles along with Baba Sala.
His death was confirmed by Comedian, Adejumo Boisala
Emmanuel on her Facebook page.
The post read: “Alhaji Yekini Oyedele popularly known as
Babalegba died in the early hours of Monday (midnight
“He was a friend of the family and was a supporter of my
father till his death. He was called Sunday Ikubolaje before he
went to Mecca and he converted to a Muslim..
“Personally, he contributed a lot to my success too.May your
soul rest in perfect peace, baba.”
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Baba Legba joined Alawada Theatre Group in 1974 and
sometimes played roles of herbalist, police officers, but most
times he played comic roles along with Baba Sala.