“Miss you guys” – Actor, Aremu Afolayan remembers late Adebayo Faleti and Akinwunmi Ishola
Nigerian actor Aremu Afolayan has taken to social media to remember two late icons in the Nigerian literary and entertainment industries.
In a post on his Instagram page, Aremu shared a photo of the late Adebayo Faleti and Akinwunmi Ishola, both of whom were renowned playwriters and actors in Nigeria.
In his caption, Aremu expressed how much he misses both Faleti and Ishola, who he described as great men.
“My two great PAPA MISS YOU GUYS”, he wrote.
Fans of the late icons and followers of Aremu also commented on the post, expressing their own appreciation for the legacies of Faleti and Ishola
One fan wrote, ” Grandpa Faleti👏👏👏 I missed Your Indigenous Yoruba stories🤩 Rest On Legends! 🕊️🕊️🕊️”
Another commented, ” PA Adebayo Faleti ati Ojogbon Akinwunmi Ishola… The legacy they left will not perish. Igi da,eye fo,awon eni ire lo.”
Another one wrote, ” Awon baba daadaa the giant of Yoruba”
Akinwunmi Isola was a Nigerian playwright, novelist, actor, dramatist, culture activist and scholar. He was known for his writing in, and his work in promoting, the Yoruba language. As an actor, he was known for Agogo Eèwò, Efunsetan Aniwura and Efunsetan
Adebayo Mosobalaje Faleti was Africa’s first newscaster, Africa’s first stage play director, Nigeria’s first film editor and librarian with the first television station in Africa – Western Nigeria