Legendary Nigerian Actor 'Saint Obi' dies after long battle with illness

 'State of Emergency' is one of Saint Obi's most popular films  [YouTube/Nollywood RealnollyTV] 

Veteran Nigeria’ actor, Saint Obi, whose movie career shaped alot of our early childhood days has passed on at the age of 57 after a protracted illness.

Report has it that he died since Monday after battling an undisclosed illness for several months with no successful treatment.

On this note, the Actors Guild of Nigeria is yet to make a statement as the family reportedly had a little disagreement hence the delay to make a formal announcement. His body was deposited at the morgue at Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH).

Saint Obi was the favourite of many home video lovers in late 90s and early 2000 before he suddenly stopped appearing in movies. He had featured in over 200 movies before his demise.

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