She is alive! That is the claim of Bisi Aisha, celebrity daughter of Sidikat Odukanwi,a veteran actress popularly known as “Iyabo Oko”
Bisi announced her mom’s death in several Instagram posts late on Wednesday night. In one she wrote: “My mum is gone.
In another post, she wrote: “Rest well mummy” In the third, she expanded her message: “May ur soul Rest In Peace mummy”.
In a fourth post, Bisi reposted a condolence message by Official Crown Nikky Skin Care, which said: “May her soul rest in peace”.
Also actress Foluke Daramola-Salako confirmed Iyabo Oko’s transition. She wrote on her Instagram page: “and finally we lost her, rip Iyabo Oko, we did our best but God knows best”.
The 61-year-old actress battled with ill-health before the sudden announcement of her her death on wednesday evening.
One of her daughters, Olamide, disclosed that her mother was diagnosed with ischemic stroke about five years ago.
But Iyabo Oko kept her health issues away from the public.
Yoruba Nollywood stars including Foluke Daramola, Iyabo Ojo, Bolaji Amusan, Mercy Aigbe and Biodun Okeowo, others assisted her financially.
Last September, her death was rumoured. But she came out to deny it.
The latest is that she is alive as posted by the daughter Bisi Aisha on her instagram page.”Wonderful being,she moved her hand after been confirmed dead 3hrs ago. God we will forever praise ur HOLY name. All the previous posts confirming her death have been deleted.