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Veteran storyteller Jimi Solanke is dead

Veteran storyteller, musician, actor and poet Jimi Solanke is dead.

YEPS.NG confirmed his death on Monday.

Solanke died on the way to the hospital.

The storyteller, who is also known as Baba Agba was born in Ipara Remo, Ogun State.

He began his career as a pioneer member of the Orisun Theatre Group founded by playwright Wole Soyinka in 1961.

He was 81 years old.

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