The popular Nollywood actress, Alhaja Musiliat Arikeusola, widely known as Osuntohun is dead.
It was gathered that the trouper died on Friday morning in her house at Ijetu area, Osogbo, Osun State.
The death of the 67-year old was confirmed Friday night by the Secretary of Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria in Osun State, and was given out to reporters.
Ademola Adedokun further disclosed to reporters that the actress was struggling with an undisclosed ailment for some years.
According to a statement by Adedokun, the late Osuntohun was described as a “passionate and committed actress who gave her best to the vocation.” He added that she would be remembered for her motherly love and care.
Arikeusola became popular playing roles of esoteric being in late Yekinni Ajileye’s Koto Orun. Apart from her appearances in Koto Orun, Aye Akamora, Koto Aye, all produced by late Ajileye, Osuntohun also produced movies like ‘Omi Ipin,’ ‘Imi Esin’ and ‘Ogun Omo Iya le’, which Adedokun said was her last work.