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Nollywood mourns as actor Chike Osuji dies at 65

Nollywood mourns as actor Chike Osuji dies at 65

- Chike Osuji a veteran Nollywood actor has passed on

- He is said to be on the list of ailing actors being taken care of by the Actors Guild of Nigeria’s foundation

- He is survived by wife and four children

The Nigerian movie industry has been thrown into mourning following the death of actor Chike Osuji.

The Nollywood industry once again has lost one of its practitioners as they woke up to the shocking news of the death of actor, Chike Osuji.

According to a statement released by the special assistant to the president of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) on media and publicity, Ochendo McSmith, Osuji who was an Imo state based actor succumbed to the cold hands of death in Owerri, the Imo state capital. He was aged 65.

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Nollywood mourns as actor Chike Osuji dies at 65

Nollywood mourns as actor Chike Osuji dies at 65. Photo credit: Modern Ghana

The statement further revealed that until his death, the deceased’s name was on was on the list of sick actors the recently launched AGN foundation is supposed to take care of. The late Osuji was said to be an active member of AGN.

Among the movie Chike Osuji had featured in are Bleeding Tree, The Kingdom on Fire, The Book of Harragon, 40 Days in the Wilderness, The Royal Monster, The Governor’ among others.

Late Osuji is a native of Umuokoro Awaka in Owerri north local government, Imo state. He is survived by his wife and four children.

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Legit.ng had reported the death of veteran actor Tony Aleg. Popularly known as Green Onions, Aleg who was also a director died after battling an undisclosed ailment for a long period of time. Aleg also starred in a large number of Nollywood films. Many of his colleagues have started mourning him on social media. They all recounted the impact he played in their lives.

Tears, wailing as late Moji Olaiya is laid to rest in Lagos on Legit.ng TV

Source: Legit.ng

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