Apart from actors Kunle Afod and a few others who posted about the late veteran actor, John Adewumi aka Tafa Oloyede on their Instagram pages, majority of the Yoruba genre Nollywood actors have kept mum and acted unbothered.
Kemi Filani reports that the actor who passed away on Tuesday, February 1 will be buried on February 11, 2022.
Alhaji Moruf Lawal, the Governor of Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Osun Chapter, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Osogbo.
According to him, the association had concluded the burial arrangements with the family.
Lawal said that the association would organise “Artist Day” in the honor of the deceased on February 10 at his hometown in Ede from 2 pm to 6 pm.
He added that a Christian wake programme would be organised for the deceased on Febuary 10, before he would be laid to rest on February 11.
Also speaking, the General Secretary of the Association, Ayo Oladapo, said Christ Apostolic Church, Ori-oke Baba Abiye, Ede, would handle the Christian wake and funeral service.
Oladapo said the National President of the Association, Mr Bolaji Amusan, popularly known as Mr Latin, had been briefed on the burial arrangements.
He said TAMPAN would also inform the state government officials on the burial arrangements for the deceased.