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“I wish my father forgave me”, Murphy Afolabi’s Son Cries in His Funeral

Murphy Afolabi’s tragic death shocked everyone, and one of his children spoke at his funeral on May 15.

The young man, who is reportedly the actor’s first child, revealed that the late actor did so much for him as a father before his demise.

Seeking Afolabi’s forgiveness, he added that he knows he offended his father and hopes his transition to the great beyond will come with mercy from him.

He also added that he surprisingly received N150k from Murphy and was even asked to bring his wife and daughter, something he had never asked for before.

Praying for his dad’s soul, Murphy Afolabi’s son broke down in tears.

Netizens react to the video of Murphy Afolabi’s son


“is so sad but God more than us RIP Mr Legend.”

“But I really don’t understand what stupid interviews in the vulnerable state. Shey na part of news be that too chaiii.”

“☹️☹️May Allah admit Murphy into the delightful paradise☹️☹️”

“He already forgave u that’s why he said u should bring your child and your wifeMay he’s spirit keep guiding uand turn a new leaf, remember you a Man too.”


“May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.”

Governor Adeleke Mourns Murphy Afolabi

Osun state governor, Ademola Adeleke, also expressed condolences to Nollywood fans, friends, and families of the late Murphy Afolabi, a prominent Yoruba actor who died on Sunday, May 14.

In an update by The Punch, Adeleke lauded the late Afolabi as a fine ambassador of Osun who committed his life via his acting talent to sustaining the essence of Omoluabi.

The governor prayed to God for strength for his family and friends to face the irreparable loss, Vanguard added.

In his words:

“I remember the last time he visited me at the country home. We discussed issues bordering on the development of the entertainment industry.
“We agreed on plans to make Osun the cultural and tourism centre of Yorubaland.
“Mr Afolabi was a passionate and ingenious Nollywood actor who stood firm in promoting the culture and tradition of the Yoruba through his God-given talent.
“We can only be proud that he lived a life of grace and glory by successfully putting Osun in the frontline within the Nollywood film industry.
“We hereby condole his numerous fans across the world, his colleagues, friends, and families on the demise of a wonderful personality.
“We take solace in the fact that Afolabi lived a fulfilled life, showcasing his talent to the outside world while earning applause from all and sundry.”

Video of Murphy Afolabi’s Corpse

“Murphy don die true true,” Tears As Murphy Afolabi’s Corpse Moves to Final Resting Place


“This life sha! His chapter of life just end like that. It is well.” a heartbroken netizen wrote as the video of the actor’s body being taken to his Ikorodu residence surfaced.

“He Vomited and Slumped”: Murphy Afolabi’s Colleague Revealed How He Died, Insinuates Late Actor Was Sick

Contrary to rumours and beliefs on social media, late actor Murphy Afolabi did not hit his head in his bathroom.

A close colleague of the deceased, Ifeoluwa Gbadegeshin, suggested in his statement that Murphy was recovering from an illness, as he mentioned that a nurse had checked him moments before his death.

He added that the late star vomited and slumped as he headed for his bath, and by the time the people around carried and tried to help him, it was too late.

Gbadegashin also revealed that Murphy was preparing for production and had just gotten off the phone with the person he instructed to call the movie’s cast before he died.

Netizens react to the cause of Murphy Afolabi’s death

“Rest well with the most high omo Afolabi ”

“Fear catch me small oo the ending part Rip sir.”

“D ending part got me scared”

“Rest in perfect peace ”

“Heyaa may his soul RIP”

“May his soul rest well ”

“We only Yoruba in this country right? Very anyhow thing RIP to the dead.”

“We won’t die young ooo”

What you should know about Murphy

Afolabi was born on May 5, 1974, and entered the film business in 2001.

He was a graduate of Iree Polytechnic, and featured in almost 60 films until his demise.

Some of his movie appearances were, “Ifa Olokun,”
“Jimi Bendel,”
“Wasila Coded,”
“Olokiki Oru,” and “Idera.”

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