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Gbenga Akintunde Dead: Nollywood actors Sikiratu Sindodo, Lola Alao, Toyin Adewale mourn Mr Burger

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— Nollywood actor, Gbenga Akintunde passes away after a brief illness

— This is the first recorded death in the entertainment industry for 2019.

Gbenga Akintude popularly known as ‘Burger’ has died after a brief illness.

According to Kunle Afod, an actor and producer, who announced his death via Instagram, Akintunde died on Thursday, January 3, 2018, after visiting the hospital to complain of malaria.

“You called yesterday to confirm if I will still be holding my new year party today and I was called this afternoon that you are no more …BURGER…Heard u went to the hospital to complain about malaria this afternoon and in few hours u are in the mortuary… this is so sad ……Planning to celebrate you in few days time …imagine the shock and tears ..Oye olorun” Kunle wrote.

Colleagues of Nollywood actor, Gbenga Akintunde have been thrown into a state of mourning since he was announced dead on Thursday, January 3, 2018.

Sikiratu Sindodo, Lola Alao, Toyin Adewale and Abdulateef Adedimeji mourn Gbenga Akintunde.
19 of the late actor’s colleagues have taken to the comment section of the first post announcing his death to express their shock while eulogizing him.

Gbenga Akintunde passes away after a brief illness

Some of the late Akintunde’s colleagues, who had worked closely with him like Toyin Adewale, Dejo Tunfulu and Mistura Asunramu took to their individual Instagram pages to eulogize the late actor.

 

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I hate sad news but I believe He died because his body had served its purpose. Rest on padi mi Mr Burger.

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RIP to a great Ambassador of TMA, we love u but God loves u more… Burger, it’s so sad.

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His family is yet to release a statement following his death.

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