Famous Yoruba actress, Kudirat Odukanwi popularly known as Iyabo Oko, has resurrected hours being declared dead.

Kemi Filani reports that the veteran actress, Iyabo Oko who had been bedridden for close to five years passed on Wednesday, January 5 only to return back to life about three hours later in the wee hours of today, Thursday January 6, 2022.

Iyabo Oko reportedly moved her hand after been confirmed dead 3hrs ago.

The daughter of the 61-year-old actress, Olamide, who had initially confirmed the death news, broke the news of her resurrection moments ago.

“Good morning everyone, Iyabo oko is still alive oo, my mum is still alive o. I was the one that announced and posted that she died after my brother called me to say doctors confirmed her death yesterday but she came back to life after three hours, i have been crying, thank God she is back to us. We thank God ooo” Olamide disclosed.

Kemi Filani would recall that late Odukanwi, had in 2021 dispelled rumours of her death after photos and videos of her looking frail made the rounds on the Internet recently.

The daughter of the 61-year-old actress, Olamide had further revealed that her mother was diagnosed with ischaemic stroke about five years ago but chose to keep her health issues away from the public

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