Veteran Nollywood actor Obi Madubogwu is dead
Veteran Nollywood actor and filmmaker Obi Madubogwu is dead.
A source close to the family revealed to the press today that the actor who has been battling with diabetes for years, developed fever yesterday and was rushed to the hospital this morning where he died due to health complications.
Nigerian On-Air Personality, Enoh Ogbevire, also took to Twitter to announce the demise of the actor.
Madubogwu starred in the blockbuster ‘Battle of Musanga’.
He was also known for his lead roles in movies such as ‘Passion of my blood’, ‘Mothers-in-Law’.
Madubogwu was formerly on admission at the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Ebute Meta, Yaba in Lagos State.
Film maker Ifeanyi Ikpoenyi had raised concern over the deteriorating health of Madubogwo and sought the assistance of the public.
In his Facebook post, he said: ‘THE KING OF MUSANGA, the Ogidi Born Actor with flair for helping the needy, the man with touch of Love for humanity.’’
Ikpoenyi added, ‘He takes a pint of blood daily. He needs our support urgently. Please no amount is too small. You can donate blood at d hospital. It’s really critical.’’