The sad news was released by fellow Popular actor and colleague - Kunle Afod, who wrote on his instagram page that Akintunde passed on yesterday 3rd of January 2018, after he proceeded to the hospital to receive treatment for malaria disease.
Kunle Afode wrote:
''You called yesterday to confirm if I will still be holding my new year party today and I was called this afternoon that you are no more ...BURGER..
Heard you went to the hospital to complain about malaria this afternoon and in few hours you are in the mortuary... this is so sad ......
Planning to celebrate you in few days time ...imagine the shock and tears ..
Oye olorun'' Kunle wrote on his IG page
We at updatescrib condole with his family and may GOD give them the fortitude to bear the loss.