A fast rising and popular Nollywood actress lost her life during childbirth. Modupe Oyekunle died in the early hours of Tuesday, April 4 2017 while giving birth to a child who survived.
The child, a baby girl was lucky to survive as her mother passed on in a hospital located in Abeokuta which is the state capital of Ogun State in southwest Nigeria.
We are not sure what went wrong as the actress died giving birth to her third child. The actress, famed for her numerous roles in countless Nollywood movies was popularly known as Oyinbo [white person] because of her light complexion.
Modupe was among a group of filmmakers known as Igi Aloye caucus which has produced a number of talents including Odunlade Adekola. She appeared in many Nollywood movies including Segun Ogungbe’s blockbuster movie ,Ibi Giga in which she played the role of Sandra.
Modupe leaves behind her husband and three children.