Veteran Nollywood Actor Joshua Johnson Dies After Battling Undisclosed Illness, Fans, Colleagues React

Veteran Nollywood Actor Joshua Johnson Dies After Battling Undisclosed Illness, Fans, Colleagues React

  • The movie industry has been thrown into mourning following the death of veteran Nollywood actor, Joshua Johnson
  • The actor reportedly died on Thursday, October 28, after a short battle with an undisclosed illness
  • One of Joshua's colleagues, Abel Alechenu, announced the actor’s death on his Instagram page, declaring how devastated he was about the news

The Nigerian movie industry is bereaved following the death of a veteran actor, Joshua Johnson, who died after battling with an undisclosed sickness.

One of the late actor's colleagues, Abel Alechenu, made the sad announcement via his Instagram page and also shared the last conversation between them.

Late Joshua Johnson
Veteran Nollywood Actor Joshua Johnson is dead. Credit: @checkpointjosh
Source: Instagram

Abel expressed sadness over Joshua's death and wished it was just another of their random jokes.

According to him:

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"This one HIT differently, but all I can say is "IT IS WELL", when I called your phone and it rang, I thought all I heard were rumours, until I was told by the voice which was not yours, that you have gone to be with the Lord."

See Abel's post below:

Fans mourn the late actor

Fans of late Joshua Johnson have sent their condolence messages to his family. captured some of their comments, read below:


"May his soul rest in peace."


"Some really heartbreaking news this is. May his soul rest in peace."


"Am so sorry about your loss dear. God comfort you."


"Sorry about your loss, May God grant Uncle Joshua eternal rest in his bosom"


"Rest in God hands uncle josh. I can never forget all the jokes and good talk. May the lord overlook all your sins."


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"Na wa oo!May his soul RIPhe’s even in Dilemma that just started the other day.Fantastic actor may God console the industry I’m shookit is well."


"Hmmmm, gaskiya it hit differently! I honestly thought it was an unsavory prank! Kai Kai Kai wanan ya taba zuciya ba dama."

Nollywood actor Seun Michael is dead earlier reported that Nollywood actor Seun Michael died after suffering from a brief illness.

He sadly passed away on August 11 and the news was broken by his colleague, Ayo Olaiya on Instagram.

The entire industry was thrown into mourning following the death of Micheal who worked closely with Funke Akindele as a production manager before his tragic death.


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