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Nollywood: Veteran Entertainer Dies

Nollywood: Veteran Entertainer Dies

The movie industry has been thrown into mourning again after one of its own, Veteran filmmaker, Wale Fanu, reportedly died.

Naija News reports that Jide Bisayo, an associate of the late filmmaker announced on Sunday.

Before death, the 72-year-old veteran, who lived with sickle cell, was the managing director of one of the foremost production houses in Nollywood, Cinekraft.

Announcing the death of the veteran filmmaker, Bisayo noted that Cinekraft contributed to the birth of Nollywood.

Busayo wrote, “In the beginning while Nollywood was still an embryo, there was CINEKRAFT. Cinekraft in no small way contributed to the birthing of the nascent industry.

“Behind Cinekraft administration and production management was one indefatigable, never tiring creative soul, my boss, Wale Fanu. Uncle Wales (as I like calling you), rest in the bosom of the Lord.

“A titan has gone home indeed!”

Though Busayo didn’t state the time or cause of death, Fanu was known as a sickle cell survivor.

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