The Yoruba film star died at his residence located at Ile-Alli area, along the Apete-Arola Road in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. According to sources close to the late entertainer, he died yesterday evening in his house after a long battle with an undisclosed ailment.
Until his death, Arigbabuwo was the Public Relations Officer of the Muslim Community in Apete-Awotan-Ayegun and environs in Ido Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Confirming the news of his death, Abdulwaheed Amoo, the Chairman, Muslim Community in Apete-Awotan-Ayegun and environs said:
“Yes he died yesterday. He died as a devout Muslim. Despite his busy schedules, he dedicated part of his life to Islam.
He was the Public Relations Officer of the Apete-Awotan-Ayegun Muslim community until he died. He is a humble person.
The last information available to me is that he would he buried at 12.00 p.m. today at Muslim cemetery located at Onigbaketun, along the Apete-Awotan-Akufo Road.”
Asides acting, Arigbabuwo who was a dedicated Muslim played an active role in the promotion of Islamic religion, especially in Ido Local Government Area where he lived until his death.
He is best known for Yoruba movies like Ogborielemosho and Bashorun Gaa.