The Yoruba actor died on Sunday, May 14, due to injuries sustained from a fall in the bathroom of his residence in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
He was buried on Monday at his residence.
Fathia shared a heartfelt video on TikTok showing beautiful moments of her family together.
Apparently overwhelmed by her father’s untimely death, she expressed disbelief and pleaded that he should wake up.
“I still can’t believe it. Daddy, please wake up. This is too much for me, Daddy,” Fathia wrote.
Several of Murphy’s colleagues attended his burial. Among them was the president of the Theatre Arts and Movies Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan popularly known as Mr Latin; and also Mercy Aigbe.
Murphy was initially scheduled to be buried in Osogbo, Osun State. However, his children insisted he should be laid to rest in Lagos.
Head of Fetuata, Murphy’s family compound in Osogbo, Yusuf Lateef gave more insights into it when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday morning.
“Initially we were planning to have him buried here in Osogbo but his children insisted that he should be buried in Lagos, where he resides with his family.
“As his family in Osogbo, we have been meeting and making plans concerning his burial and we will be sending representatives to Lagos this (Monday) morning,” he said.
Mr Lateef noted that Murphy’s death left everyone in the family heartbroken.