The daughter of veteran actress Olaiya Igwe has come out to debunk her father’s death.
Time of Gist recalls that rumour went viral via social media on Monday that Igwe passed on shortly after undergoing surgery on kidney stones at the University College Hospital.
Reacting to this rumour in a 50 seconds video, the daughter of Olaiya Igwe said, her father is healthy and alive, she said
“Someone just posted this picture that Olaiya Igwe is dead, this is fake news, fake news, my dad is alive, doing fine, I just spoke with him now, so for you that you wish that your generation should die soon, your want your family to died young, what you want for them will surely come to pass, is your family portion, is not my family portion. So always confirm news before you react”
Watch the video below:
The Public Relations Officer of UCH, Toye Akinrinola, told Oyo Reporters that he was not aware of his death.
Akinrinola said, “I am not aware of anything like that. A journalist had called me earlier on the matter. We just checked; there is no record of him at the Emergency Unit of the hospital. At least, if he died at the hospital, the Mortuary record should have revealed that to us.”