Below are the list of Nollywood actors who left us this year:
Sikiru Adeshina a.k.a Arakangudu died in Kaduna State after suffering from heart attack. And he was buried in his town Osogbo, Capital of Osun State following day.
The Nigerian movie industry was again thrown into another round of mourning as another actor, Mike Odiache died on Monday, February 15, 2016. According to reports, Mike passed on after a brief illness at a general hospital in Ikorodu area of Lagos.
Festus Aguebor, was also reported dead. The Actor died barely six days after popular actor, Mike Odiachi, was reported dead. The news of his demise was announced by former Director, Actors Guild of Nigeria and ace producer, Fidelis Duker, on his Facebook page.
Following the death of a young actor, Olamide David, who played the lead role in Foluke Daramola’s movie, Cobweb, the industry was also put in another mourning mood in 2016. Although, the real cause of his sudden death wasn’t revealed but it was really untimely.
Nollywood actor, Fred Ebhoria Ekata reportedly died on 18th May. Ekata, until his death was a member of the Ibinabo led faction of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN). The actor known for his elderly roles reportedly died of kidney disease which took him down for nearly one year.
The latest death in Nollywood is that of Henrietta Kosoko, wife of Veteran actor, Jide Kosoko who died and was buried a months ago.
Another shocking death in the industry was that of Alfa Lati who died of Ulcer during the Ramadan and he was buried in Oyo Town in Oyo State immediately.
The death of Veteran actress, Bukky Ajayi was announced on Wednesday 06 July 2016 and she was buried immediately according to Islamic rite at Atan Cementry.
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