Tolani Quadri Oyebamiji, the Nigerian actor famous in the Yoruba film industry and fondly called Sisi Quadri, is dead.


Bolaji Amusan, the president of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), confirmed Oyebamiji’s demise in a tribute post via Instagram on Friday.

“Hmmmmm! May God grant him eternal rest,” he wrote.


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The cause of death remains to be known.

Some of his colleagues in the Yoruba movie industry also took to social media to pay their last respects.

Actress Abiola Bayo mourned her colleague via Instagram, saying “You will be greatly missed, Sisi Quadri. May your soul rest in perfect peace”.

In his tribute, Lanre Adediwura wrote: “This is a bitter pill to swallow. Till we meet to path no more Sisi Quadri. Rest in peace Champ”.


On his part, Saidi Balogun said: “RIP Sisi Quadri” while Odunlade Adekola expressed sadness over his colleague’s demise.

The 44-year-old actor rose to fame for his role in the movie ‘Seranko Seniyan,’ which was released on December 4, 2004.

He also featured in a plethora of movies and earned several awards for his craft.

He starred in ‘Anikulapo: Rise of the Spectre’, a Netflix project which premiered on Friday, March 1.


Quadri was well known for renowned for his comedic ability to deliver his insults in movie scenes with finesse.

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