Veteran Nollywood actress Iyabo Oko is dead

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The death has been confirmed of veteran actress, Sidikat Odukanwi, popularly known as Iyabo Oko.

According to her daughter, Bisi Aisha, Iyabo Oko died Wednesday evening, aged 61.

The deceased had reportedly battled stroke for some time before her demise which caused her to take a long break from the movie scene. She was born on the 15th of November 1960 in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State.

Sidikat had stage names such as “Iyabo Oko” “Apoti Aje” Sisi Mama”.

Last year, one of her daughters, Olamide, disclosed that her mother was diagnosed with an ischaemic stroke about five years ago but kept her health issues away from the public.

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Yoruba Nollywood stars including Foluke Daramola, Iyabo Ojo, Bolaji Amusan, Mercy Aigbe and Biodun Okeowo, others assisted financially in the past

Already, some of her friends have started paying tribute via their social media platforms.

Already, some of her friends have started paying tribute via their social media platforms.

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