- Yoruba movie icon Pa Kasumu has finally been laid to rest in Abeokuta, Ogun state
- The ceremony was attended by close family members
- Photos from the burial ceremony have surfaced on social media
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Yoruba movie icon Kayode Odumosu, popularly known by many as Pa Kasumu has finally been laid to rest a few months after he passed away.
The much-loved movie star who died at the age of 66 after battling a long-term sickness, was laid to rest in Abeokuta, Ogun state on Monday, May 11.
From indications, the ceremony was attended by just a few family members in line with the COVID-19 directives for burying a loved one.
Recall that Legit.ng had previously reported that the Yoruba movie industry was thrown into a state of mourning after the actor died on March 1st, 2020.
Check out photos from the ceremony below:
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Before his death, the actor had gained the attention of Nigerians on social media due to the deterioration of his health and how he had a difficult time gathering funds to take care of his health.
Popular actress and colleague, Foluke Daramola-Salako, who stood behind the veteran actor during the challenging period, shared the news of his passing in an Instagram post.
Still in a related story about the deceased Pa Kasumu, Legit.ng earlier reported that the actor lost his sight and had a problem walking after suffering from an unknown illness.
It was also reported that the late thespian was said to have been suffering from both liver and heart ailments which later affected his memory and eyesight.
Pa Kasumu’s ailment was said to have gotten out of hand after he could not raise enough funds to sponsor his medical trip to India so as to continue his treatment. The actor caused a lot of emotional roller coaster after he made an appearance at an event by actress Foluke Daramola.
The event was said to be meant for celebrating veteran and aged Nollywood practitioners most of whom are rarely seen in movies or public again due to old age.
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