Alabi Yellow is dead, the veteran Nollywood actor, Samuel Akinpelu, passed away after suffering stroke 8 months ago.
His demise was announced on a Nollywood group platform “Nollywood First” and confirmed by many actors, who have been taking to their respective social media pages to pay tribute to the late actor.
Alabi Yellow was hit by a stroke in March shortly after the death of his wife, in April, the actor got a lifeline of N10m from a popular philanthropist, Reverend Esther Ajayi, popularly known as Iya Adura. The donation came two weeks after the news of his ill health gained public attention through a video that went viral. This led many to believe that he was on the path of recovery.
Alabi Yellow was reported to have been moved to a hospital to continue treatment for his ailment after the donation.
Alabi Yellow Short Bio
The actor enjoyed an enviable presence in Nigeria’s movie industry for several years. He last featured in a film directed by Kunle Afolayan, ‘Mokalik’ where he played the role of a Mechanic.
Alabi Yellow appeared in several Yoruba movies and also wrote a book titled, ‘A ba Oko Ku’.