Popular Nollywood star Saint Obi’s death has caused a stir as Nigerians have taken to social media to mourn and pen tributes to him. Continue Reading>>>
While there were doubts about his demise, a Twitter user identified as Mazi_duce, who revealed he is a relative of the actor in a tweet, confirmed Obi’s death.
Mazi, in his tweet, further revealed that details surrounding the actor’s death would be made public by his immediate family.
“He has been confirmed dead and the cause or situation surrounding his death will be made public by his immediate family when they feel it is right. Please extend your deepest sympathies to his immediate family members.” Continue Reading>>>
See his tweet below:
Celebrities mourn Saint Obi
Legit.ng some of the reactions of some Nollywood stars who have taken to social media to mourn the veteran actor.
Actress Georgina Chigozie took to her Instagram page to share an old picture of her and the late actor, who she described as her dearest TV heartthrob.
See her post below:
Movie director Tchidi Chikere, who has been friends with Saint Obi since 2004 shared how he tried to get the actor on new movie projects earlier this year.
See his post below:
Reactions from Destiny Etiko, Kemi Afolabi, and Jnr Pope were also spotted on blogger Tunde Ednut’s page.
See their comment below:
“Oh no! rest in power champ.”
“Oh No .”
Nigerians mourn Saint Obi
The demise of Saint Obi left social media users in shock.
Legit.ng reported that the actor, 57, passed away after a prolonged illness.
Reports claim that the movie star died on Sunday, May 6, in the home of one of his siblings.
He was popular for roles in movies like Candle Light, Sakobi, Executive Crime and Last Party.
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