|Late Obi Madubogwo|
It wa reported that the actor finally gave up the ghost on Monday evening after he was rushed down to the hospital from arising complications of fever developed.
While confirming Madubogwo’s death, veteran producer, Chidi Nwokeabia wrote:
“Obi is dead, We just spoke to the wife. He developed fever yesterday, went to the hospital this morning, had complications and died. The family will be taking the corpse home tomorrow.”
Emeka Rollas who is said to be the newly elected president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, confirmed the news to Vanguard, saying:
“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,”.
Late Obi Madubogwo was known for his lead roles in several movies including ‘king of Musanga”, “Mothers-in-law”, “Passion of my blood”.