News filtered in barely 24hrs ago that death has laid its icy hands on yet another Nollywood stalwart, Sadiq Daba.
Preliminary reports never stated the cause of his death but in new development, as sighted on Instabog9ja, it’s revealed that the later actor and broadcaster died after a long battle with leukemia and prostate cancer. His death has been confirmed by filmmaker Kunle Afolayan.
Afolayan said he spoke with his wife and son who confirmed his passing to him. Many Nigerians including billionaire Femi Otedola donated money for his treatment abroad and gave out-pouring support on social media.
Daba made waves in the 1980s on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). He has featured in several TV series and movies, with ‘Cock Crow at Dawn’ and ‘October 1st’ as notable mentions.