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Nollywood Loses Festus Aguebor

BY ESE DIBEBI

 

Nollywood has lost yet another of its lights as veteran actor, Festus Aguebor passes on.

In just over a week after the death of actor Mike Odiachi, the announcement by producer Fidelis Duker of Aguebor’s death has left the industry in shock.

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Duker posted on his Facebook page, “Adieu talented and veteran Actor Festus Aguebor …..remember your brilliant delivery of Chief Odeku in my 2002 movie, Family Contract starring Desmond Elliot, Chioma Akpotha,  Steph-Nora Okere, Afolabi Bolasodun Makinde, Grace Evaly, amongst others …. May your soul rest in peace. Amen.

According to reports, he died in Benin on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Among his acting credits are Rituals, The King and I, A Kiss From a Rose.

No official statement has been released by the actor’s family.

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