BREAKING NEWS: Veteran Nollywood actor Obi Madubogwu is dead. The ailing actor who was the President of Saving Life for Africa Diabetes Foundation, died as a result of complications from acute diabetes.
Nollywood Actor Obi Madubogwu Dead
Obi Madubogwu died Monday afternoon after battling with ‘acute diabetics foot ulcers’, according to reports gathered.
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He was admitted to the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Ebute Meta, YABA in Lagos State since his diabetic situation became worse, where he was close to risking having his leg amputated in an attempt to save his life.
Obi Madubogwu became popular for his role in the blockbuster movie ‘Battle of Musanga’ where he played a lead role.
Recall, a Nollywood stakeholder Apga Alaigbo disclosed on his Facebook page last year that the condition of the ailing actor was very critical, calling for support from well-meaning Nigerians to help save the actor’s life.
He had wrote: “Another NOLLYWOOD SUPER STAR in DANGER”.
“THE KING OF MUSANGA, the Ogidi Born Actor with flair for helping the needy, the man with touch of Love for humanity Mr. Obi Madubogwo is critically ill, he is finally out of coma after a toxic battle with Diabetic wound.”
“Currently the family has ran short of fund to continue giving him what he needed, they need money to pay for surgery, tests, medication etc, else they will amputate his leg to save his life.”
Some months ago, the now late actor had expressed his heartfelt thanks to well-meaning Nigerians who helped him out financially, physically and spiritually.
He had also urged them not to give up on him and but to assist him complete the final stage of his treatment which entailed flying out to a US hospital.
Unfortunately, all efforts to save the life of Obi Madubogwu did not materialize, as the ailing actor finally gave up the ghost on the 28th of August, 2017.
May his soul rest in peace as he joins the rest of our Ancestors. Type #RIP in your comment below to pay tribute to the late actor. 🕯️🕯️🕯️
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