Nollywood actress Iyabo Oko laid to rest (photos)

The remains of veteran Nollywood actress, Sidikat Odukanwi, popularly known as Iyabo Oko, has been laid to rest, Newspremises reports.

The actress died on Wednesday, June 28, after a long battle with an undisclosed ailment. She was 61 years old.

Her remains were laid to rest in Ife, Osun state today August 10.

See more photos from her funeral below:

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Iyabo Oko was born on November 15, 1960, in Iwo, Osun.

In 1973, she started acting as a teenager under Eda Onileola Theatre Troupe before becoming popular for her character role in the movie Oko, produced by ‘Oga Bello’.

In 2015, she was diagnosed with an Ischemic stroke which made her take a break from acting.

In 2016, she was honoured with the Special Recognition Award at the City People Entertainment Awards for her contribution to the growth of the Yoruba movie industry.

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