A veteran Nigerian actor, John Adewumi aka Tafa Oloyede is dead. News of his death was confirmed by Mr. Ademola Oyedokun, the General Secretary of Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Osun State.
He confirmed the death to the news portal, The Nation.
John Adewumi is said to have died at his home at Arowomole, Kajola area Osogbo.
The cause of his death isn’t known yet.
Tafa Oloyede started his career in 1974 under the tutelage of the late Oyin Adejobi. He featured in many movies that include: ‘Jaiyesimi’, ‘Ayanmo’, ‘Ekuro Oloja’, ‘Orogun’, ‘Akanji Oniposi’ that made him popular and others.
May his soul rest in peace, Amen