Nigerian popular actor, Yemi Adeyemi, popularly known as “Suara” is confirmed dead.
Yemi was known for his role in one of Wale Adenuga’s production series, Super Story. He was paired as Suara with veteran actress Sola Sobowale who played the role of Toyin Tomato in the Super Story series.
His death was announced by a movie critic and writer, Dr. Shaibu Husseini as well as his family on Monday.
“I have been reliably informed that veteran actor Chief Yemi Adeyemi aka Suara has transited.
“Popular as Suara, Chief Adeyemi rode to prominence playing Suara in the rested ‘Oh Father, Oh Daughter’ series of the hugely popular Super Story stories by Wale Adenuga Productions.
Baba Suara as some of us his younger colleagues simply called him, reportedly “acted out” this Sunday. Journey well Baba Suara. You will be sorely missed. Odigba Sir. Journey Well….” Husseini wrote.
The statement signed by the deceased’s son Adedotun Adeyemi read: “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.”