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Tears Flow as Yoruba Actress Iyabo Oko Laid To Rest in Osun State (Watch Video)

Sidikat Odunkanwi, renowned by her stage name Iyabo Oko, a cherished Yoruba actress, found her eternal resting place in Ile-Ife, Osun State, her place of birth, following a poignant ceremony.

In a somber gathering, friends, family, fans, and colleagues from the entertainment industry came together to bid a final farewell to the iconic actress, whose remarkable talent and warm nature had endeared her to countless hearts.

On August 9th, 2023, a wake keeping service and artist night were held to pay tribute to the life and enduring legacy of the late actress.

Toyin Adegbola, a well-known Yoruba actress, was present to offer her respects.

However, her admirers and the general public have reacted differently to the amount of celebrities who attended her Christian wake ceremony.

Toyin Adegbola, also known as Toyin Tomato, posted videos of the event on social media.

She caption the video with, ” At d christian wake keep service for Iyabo Oko at ile ife. Osun State. May her gentle soul rest in peace, amen.”

Iyabo Oko’s wake-keeping service was expected to draw a large gathering of fellow actors and actresses in the industry, but only a few attended.

However, some fans expressed disappointment as only a few celebrities were seen in attendance.

One fan wrote, ” So the nollywood movies people could not all turn up for her, it’s only when you are big they come out. We all signed for our death. May her soul rest in peace.”

Another one wrote, ” Aswear,they all acted like nothing happened frr”

Another one wrote, ” Live your life to please yourself, lend helping hands to those needy within your capacity starting from your immediate family. This life is full of vanity”