Death has struck in the Nollywood industry as popular actor, Gbenga Akintunde, a.k.a. `Burger’ died on Thursday, 3rd January following a bout with malaria.
Lagos born Nollywood actor and producer, known for his roles in Yoruba movies, Kunle Afod, made the announcement via his Instagram handle @kunleafod
According to the movie producer who hails from Oyo, Akintunde died on Thursday Jan.3, after visiting the hospital to complain of malaria.
“You called yesterday to confirm if I will still be holding my new year party today and I was called this afternoon that you are no more…BURGER..
“Heard you went to the hospital to complain about malaria this afternoon and in few hours you are in the mortuary…this is so sad.
“Planning to celebrate you in few days time…imagine the shock and tears..Oye olorun,’’ Afod wrote.
Akintunde’s family is however yet to release a statement.