Nollywood actor, Obi Madubogwo has passed on after a long battle with chronic diabetic sores.
The actor lost the fight to diabetes on Monday, August 28 evening.
Madubogwo, popularly known for his role as ‘King of Musanga’ reportedly got resuscitated after he went into coma following a toxic battle with a diabetic wound on his legs.
His death comes just three months after veteran actor Adebayo Faleti passed on at the age of 86 on July 23.
Current reports indicate the actor’s leg was covered in deep wounds which sent him into a coma as as a result of the toxic effect of the wounds.
Confirming the news of his death, Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Emeka Rollas said “It’s sad that after receiving Oni’s congratulatory message on the telephone, he didn’t live to see me face to face and thereafter meet the reforms we are about bringing to AGN with this new excos.”
“Obi was part of this dream to see that I become the President of the Guild. Last year, I Chaired the event organized by his Saving Life for Africa Diabetes Foundation. “We talked about how I would use AGN to help drive his foundation if become president of the guild. This is another sad day for Nollywood. May his soul rest in peace, ” he added.