Sometimes, when an important person dies in the society, a part of that person remains here never to be forgotten. For some people, It is their work and achievement. But for someone like Gbenga Adeboye aka “Funwontan” it his laughter, his happiness, the very core of his profession that he left behind. Needless to say, when Gbenga Adeboye was alive, his happiness was everyone’s happiness.
He made big problems into “teeny weenie” jokes so that when these little jokes are laughed over, these challenges and mountain like distresses disappeared
Gbenga Adeboye died in 2003, at the age of 44, and since then, the Entertainment Industry in Nigeria has been echoing with the sound of his laughter and the rhythm of his care free happy attitude. There is no doubt that many Nigerians are well aquainted with Gbenga Adeboye (Funwontan), the famous master of Oduology and Humour Merchant that was at the fore front of Comedy and Entertainment in his days. After what looked like a brief strange illness, the Legendary comedian who had gained quite a ground in the entertainment industry died. Ever since then,he has been greatly missed by many Nigerians both home and abroad.