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Veteran Actor, Sadiq Daba, is dead

Veteran broadcaster and Nollywood actor Sadiq Daba is dead.

Sadiq Abubakar Daba who was diagnosed with leukemia and prostrate cancer about four years ago has finally lost the battle, he died on Wednesday evening at a Lagos hospital.

Daba popularly known as ‘Bitrus’ following his role in Cock Crow At Dawn, a popular soap opera that ruled the TV in the 1970s and 1980s, has, for years, been in and out of hospitals both in Nigeria and abroad. His last movie appearance was in Kunle Afolayan’s movie, ‘citation’ which was released in October 2020. The actor announced his diagnosis of Leukemia and Prostate Cancer in 2017 and was supported with fundraising by well meaning Nigerians including Azuka Jebose, Soni Irabor among others.

On 3 February 2018, Daba joined Project Pink Blue to walk against cancer to commemorate World.

Billionaire Femi Otedola in 2019, bankrolled his hospital bills at a London clinic until he returned healed later that year.

 

                                                                                           Sadiq Daba 

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