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Shock as Yoruba actor Sisi Quadri passes on

The late actor was set to captivate audiences once again in the upcoming film "Anikulapo: The Return of Spectre," which is scheduled for release in cinemas shortly.

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Yoruba movie actor Tolani Quadri Oyebamiji, popularly known as Sisi Quadri, has bid the world goodbye.

The news of his demise has left the Nigerian entertainment industry and his fans in shock and mourning.

Sisi Quadri was widely celebrated for his remarkable performances, particularly in the Yoruba comedy genre. His memorable role in the beloved movie “Seniyan Seranko,” which was released on December 4, 2004, endeared him to audiences across the nation.

The late actor was set to captivate audiences once again in the upcoming film “Anikulapo: The Return of Spectre,” which is scheduled for release in cinemas shortly.

Fans and his fellow cast members will undoubtedly feel his absence.

Known for his exceptional comedic talent and his ability to deliver cutting insults with finesse, Sisi Quadri portrayed characters burdened with the responsibility of humorously “yabbing” (mocking) others.

His unique style and comedic timing endeared him to audiences, making him a beloved figure in the Nigerian film industry.

While the cause of his death remains undisclosed, there are unconfirmed reports suggesting that he had been ill prior to his passing.

In accordance with Islamic tradition, there are indications that the late actor may be buried today.

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