FACT CHECK: Is Nollywood actress, Iyabo Oko dead?

Veteran actress, Sidikat Odukanwi, popularly known as Iyabo Oko is not dead.

The news of her death went viral on Wednesday evening.

Actress Foluke Daramola-Salako in a now deleted Instagram post announced her death.

But now, Sidikat’s daughter Bisi Aisha, a female soldier, confirmed she is alive.

“Wonderful being ,she moved her hand after been confirmed dead 3hrs ago. God we will forever praise ur HOLY name”.

The actress is however battling with ill-health which caused her to take a long break from the movie scene.

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Sidikat has stage names such as “Iyabo Oko” “Apoti Aje” Sisi Mama”.

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Doris Israel Ijeoma

Doris Israel Ijeoma is a graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos. She can be reached via dorisisrael5@gmail.com