The Nigerian movie industry mourns the loss of veteran Nollywood actor, Yemi Adeyemi, widely recognized as Suara.
The sad news of his demise was officially confirmed by his family on Monday, September 25th, 2023.
Although the family’s statement announced Suara’s death, they did not provide details about the specific cause of his death, leaving fans and colleagues in the industry saddened by his sudden departure.
Adeyemi became widely known as Suara due to his role in the popular Super Story series titled “Oh Father! Oh Daughter!” In this iconic series, He portrayed the character of a polygamist, married to Bukky Wright, and Sola Sobowale as his second wife.
The passing of Suara leaves a void in Nollywood and the hearts of those who admired his work. His contributions to the Nigerian film industry and his memorable performances will forever be remembered and celebrated.
As tributes pour in from fellow actors, fans, and well-wishers, Suara’s legacy lives on through his body of work and the impact he made during his time in the Nigerian entertainment scene. His presence on screen brought joy and entertainment to countless individuals, making him a beloved figure in Nollywood.
The statement reads:
IT IS WITH A HEAVY HEART BUT WITH TOTAL SUBMISSION TO GOD THAT WE ANNOUNCE THE PASSING OF OUR BELOVED HUSBAND, FATHER, GRANDFATHER, BROTHER, UNCLE, OLUYEMI LAWRENCE ADEYEMI(SUARA) WHO WENT TO BE WITH THE LORD ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2023. WE ARE CONSOLED BECAUSE WE KNOW THAT HE HAS GONE TO REST. WE KINDLY REQUEST THAT THE FAMILY BE ALLOWED SOME PRIVACY IN THIS TIME OF GRIEF. MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE BURIAL WILL BE COMMUNICATED SOON.
ADEYEMI ADEDOTUN CHARLES FOR THE FAMILY.”
See the statement below: