By Samuel Oamen
Nollywood has recorded at the least 5 deaths within the final 30 days.
Nollywood actors who died in January 2021 embrace:
Fashionable Yoruba actress, Mrs. Folake Aremu popularly known as Orisabunmi, died on January 5, 2021.
Her dying, which threw the theatre trade into unhappiness, was confirmed by a household supply.
The veteran actress, who hailed from Olla in Kwara State, died at 60 in her residence in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Her dying got here 4 months after the demise of her ex-husband, Jimoh Aliu popularly known as Aworo underneath whose tutelage she rose to prominence within the movie trade.
Jim Lawson Maduike
Nollywood veteran actor, Jim Lawson Maduike died on January 9, 2021.
The Imo-born thespian gave up the ghost after complaining of extreme physique pains.
He joined the movie trade in 2004 the place he starred in a number of movies.
David Mela was a fast-rising Nollywood actor. He died from an undisclosed ailment on January 11, 2021.
The younger actor was mentioned to be passing by way of a tough time in his life as revealed by a submit earlier than his premature dying.
Nollywood veteran actor Dan Nkoloagu died on January 22, 2021.
His son, Dan Nkoloagu Jnr, introduced his dying on his Fb web page.
He wrote: “IT WAS A BLACK FRIDAY FOR US YESTERDAY as my Dad left us with out saying goodbye.”
Nkoloagu, who died at 83, was fashionable for enjoying the function of a local physician in lots of Igbo films.
Veteran Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu died on night of Tuesday January 26, 2021
His spouse, Jennifer Asuzu, who confirmed the unhappy incident to The Nation, mentioned he fainted on Tuesday night and by no means awakened.