In a post by his colleague, Tunde Ola Yusuf on his Instagram page, the Yoruba actor has been confirmed dead in the early hours of today.
Praying for his soul to rest in peace, he bade the actor farewell.
“We lost a strong Filmmaker Murphy Afolabi….
May God rest your soul bro”.
Murphy Afolabi celebrates birthday
His death is coming a week after he celebrated his birthday.
It was reported that Murphy Afolabi had turned a new age on May 5.
The movie star had expressed gratitude to God as he made a special request to him.
He asked God for blessings and grace and for the strength and courage to continue serving him faithfully.
“Dear God, on this day which is my birthday, I ask for your blessings and grace. May I have your strength and courage to continue to serve you faithfully? Almighty God, I come to you on this day and ask for your favor. May you grant me wisdom and knowledge to do your will and to live a righteous life. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME”.