Veteran actor, Jimi Solanke, is dead.

Solanke died on Monday at the age of 81.

He is understood to have passed on while he was being taken to the Babcock University Teaching Hospital from his country home at Ipara Remo.

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Solanke has been in and out of hospital since December until his death on Monday morning.

He is widely known for Kongi’s Harvest, Sango, Shadow Parties, etc.

He is also referred to as Uncle Jimi.

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