- Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Frank Dallas Ebulukwu, is dead
- According to reports, he died in a hotel room in Abia while attending a summit
- The news of his death was announced on the Instagram page of Actors Guild of Nigeria
- The association has declared 3 days of national mourning across the states chapters
Nollywood has been thrown into mourning, following the tragic passing of one of their own, Frank Dallas Ebulukwu, who before his death was a veteran actor turned producer.
According to reports, he died on February 19, in a hotel room in Abia state while attending a summit.
The news of his death was announced via the official Instagram page of the Actors Guild of Nigeria by the public relations officer, Monalisa Chinda, on February 20, 2020.
A 3-day national mourning in his honour has also been announced by the guild.
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Their post reads: ”With a heart full of sorrow, we announce the sudden death of the immediate past National PRO of GNU, Frank Dallas Ebulukwu.
The National President of AGN, Ejezie Emeka Rollas has declared three days of national mourning and prayers across all State Chapters including FCT Abuja.’ In view of this, all official activities of the Guild at all levels are hereby cancelled for three days.
State Chapter Chairmen are instructed to open condolence register in his honour from Monday, 24/02/2020. Monthly meeting for February is dedicated to mourning and prayers. We shall be guided accordingly while we await further directives and burial arrangements from the family. May his gentle soul rest in peace.”
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The deceased started his acting career in the 1990s. His first movie was 'Black Maria,' in 1994. He later went on to feature in numerous movies including 'Agony Of A Mother,' 'A Night To Remember,' 'Emotional Pain' and a host of others.
In similar news, Nollywood veteran, Patience Oseni, has passed on. The beautiful woman gave up on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
The sad news was shared on social media through the Instagram page of a Nollywood actor and producer, Ejiro Okurame. In her post online, Okurame shared a photo of the late Oseni, with a note that said that the veteran fought a good fight. She prayed that God blesses the late entertainer’s soul as she meets her creator.
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