Nigeria’s veteran actor, Sam Obiago is dead

BY: Graphic Online
The late Sam Obiago
The late Sam Obiago

Nollywood actor, filmmaker and the chairman of Screen Writers Guild of Nigeria (SWGN), Sam Obiago has been reported dead.

He died at the age of 50 years.

Online platform vanguardngr.com quoted “some of his colleagues” to have taken to social media to express their shock of his passing.

Sam Obiago was said to have been ill for some time. Then on Wednesday, December 22 his health deteriorated and he was rushed to the hospital at midnight but died in the early hours of Thursday, December 23.

According to Vanguard, Sam Obiago featured in more than 100 Nollywood movies, including Gifted, Tears Of A King, Woman Of Fire, Ghana Island, Royal Turning Point, Royal Appointment, Bargain, Combined Forces, Altar Of Love, Wishes, Ancient Love, Drunk Princess, The Missing Blood, Obed And Ruth, The Visitor, Osinachi, One Night Stand, Throne Of Fire, Ancient Key, Wicked Tradition, Tortured Heart, Royal Wreck, The King’s Decision, Blood Brothers, The Orbit, Strength Of Womanhood, Battle Of Kings, Royal Headache, Another Life, Game Of War, Jacob’s House, My Decision, Village Runs, Magic Dragon, The Love of Father and Daughter, A Poison to the Heart and Grievous Oath.