Veteran Nollywood actress Iyabo Oko is dead

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Iyabo Oko returned to life three hours after she was perceived dead
Iyabo Oko returned to life three hours after she was perceived dead

Veteran Nollywood actress, Sidikat Odukanwi, popularly known as Iyabo Oko is dead.

She died on Wednesday evening after many years of battling stroke and other health challenges.

The 61-year old actress struggles with with ill-health had forced her to take a long break from acting.

Her passing was confirmed by her daughter and a colleague in the movie industry, Foluke Daramola-Salako.

In a post on her Instagram page, Foluke wrote, “And finally we lost her.. RIP Iyabo Oko, we did our best but God knows best”.

Similarly, her daughter Bisi Aisha, a soldier, confirmed her mother’s passing.

Born 15 November 1960 in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State, Sidikat known by the screen names “Iyabo Oko” “Apoti Aje” Sisi Mama” have been a fans favourite.

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