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Nollywood actor, Gbenga Akintunde, dies at 47



The news of Gbenga Akintunde ’ s death , popularly known as Burger , came as a shock to most of his fans and colleagues on Thursday , January 3 , 2018 .Actor and producer , Kunle Afod , announced his death on his Instagram page , stating that he recently had a telephone conversation with Burger before he later received news of his death .

He wrote , “ You called yesterday to confirm if I would still be holding my New Year party today and I was called this afternoon that you are no more , Burger . Heard you went to the hospital to complain about malaria this afternoon and few hours later , you are in the mortuary ; this is so sad . ”

Also , in a telephone conversation with Saturday Beats , actor and filmmaker , Saheed Balogun, said that news of Burger ’ s death came as a shock to him .
“ His death is a shock to the entertainment industry , he was 47 years old . May his soul rest in peace ; he is married and he has children , ” he said .