Thelma Osatohanmwen 



The Nigerian entertainment industry is in mourning following the tragic passing of actress Aderounmu Adejumoke, renowned for her role as Esther in the beloved television series “Jenifa’s Diary.”

A Filmmaker, Seun Oloketuyi confirmed the heartbreaking news on his Instagram account, sharing the sorrowful announcement with fans and followers on Monday, April 8, 2024.

He expressed condolences to the family and friends of the late actress, stating that details surrounding her passing are still emerging.

A family member of former star of hit series Jenifa’s Diary wrote that  “the budding Actress is dead. Details are still sketchy. May she find peace with her maker,” Oloketuyi’s Instagram post read.

Actress Funke Akindele, who co-starred with Aderounmu in “Jenifa’s Diary,” shared her grief, offering prayers for the departed soul and condolences to her loved ones.

NEWSTODAYNG gathered that, Aderounmu began her acting career in the 2008 film “Arugba,” directed by Tunde Kelani, where she portrayed the character Princess Mobandele alongside notable stars such as Bukky Wright, Bukola Awoyemi, and Segun Adefila.

Her talent and dedication to her craft quickly propelled her to prominence in the Nigerian entertainment industry.