The veteran actress who had been bedridden for close to five years passed on Wednesday, January 5.
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.
Details of how she died is not yet made public.
Mourning her painful demise her colleague in the movie industry, Foluke Daramola Salako took to her Instagram page to express her pains, adding that God knows the reason Iyabo Oko had to die now.
“😭😭😭and finally we lost her…😭😭😭 rip Iyabo Oko, we did our best but God knows best,” she wrote.