The entire Nigeria social circuit in London was thrown into a mourning mood on Saturday, June 25th, 2011 when news broke that London based Yoruba movie star, Yemi Akande, popularly known as Yemisi Eleto is dead.
The light complexioned mother of two boys died at Kings College Hospital Camber well road, South East London.
According to sources, we learnt her death was as a result of several spiritual attacks she suffered lately.
She was said to have complained of not being able to breathe very well and was rushed to the hospital by her friend Babylove.
At the hospital she complained to the Doctor she was very weak and felt something heavy on her heart. In between examination she gave up the ghost and effort by the doctors to revive her failed.
Before Yemisi’s death she was said to have suffered several spiritual attack and was hospitalized for weeks in March 2011.
The latest gist making round London right now is that Yemisi was attacked spiritually because of the success of what is expected to be the biggest association in London”Eleto Association”.
The association which was launched on April 29th,2011 with Fuji Star Kolade Onanuga on band stand sources disclosed has been a big headaches to her enemies who have tried their best to make her step it down. How the association became other people’s headache is one question that is yet to be answered.
Narrating her sickness and how she died a source who prefers to remain anonymous said “There is no doubt Yemisi died of spiritual attack. She complained about several attacks in her sleep and the many nightmares she had. Some people even threatened her through text messages but because of her nature she didn’t pick fight with anyone.
We actually thought she had gotten over the attack because after she was discharged from the hospital she got better and resumed work. Her office on Camberwell was operational and she gave no sign of sickness until Saturday morning when she had to be rushed to the hospital. It’s so sad and I still can’t believe she is dead.
Yemisi started her career in 1991 through Segun Remi,a.k.a Chief Kanra who recommend her for a role in the movie(Omo Mummy) she hit limelight in early 2000’s with her wonderful display of character in the hit movie Eleto and played lead role in several other movies including blockbuster Aiye Okunrin.
She recently completed a 30 episode Yoruba series titled London Lawa and was working on a new movie before she died.