SAD: Nollywood Actress And Her Brother Die 24 Hours Apart

SAD: Nollywood Actress And Her Brother Die 24 Hours Apart

By Silas Ebeh | News Reporter on January 8, 2021
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Nollywood actress, Folake Aremu and her brother Coach Steve Onishola, the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club of Ilorin, have died barely 24 hours apart.

The actress, fondly called Orisabunmi, passed away at age 60 on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 while 71-year-old Onishola died on Thursday, January 7 following a brief illness.

Steve Onishola, brother of late Nollywood star, Orisabunmi dies 24 hours after her
Folake Aremu and Steve Onishola

The state chairman of the basketball association, Dr. Joseph Adeyemo, confirmed the death in Ilorin on Thursday.

The deceased was the manager of Falcons on different occasions before he was appointed the club’s technical director.

Adeyemo said: “We are very sad by this unfortunate incident. In fact, we can’t find the right word to describe this moment.

“Coach Onishola was the symbol of basketball in Kwara, he was one of the most brilliant coaches of the game in Nigeria.

“The entire basketball family extends its deepest condolences to the deceased’s family and loved ones.”

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