The Minister of Info and Tradition, Lai Mohammed, has mourned the demise of iconic Nollywood actor, Mr. Sadiq Daba.
DAILY POST reported that Daba, who was additionally a veteran broadcaster died on Wednesday night after a protracted battle with leukaemia and prostate most cancers.
The deceased had introduced his analysis of leukaemia and prostate most cancers in 2017 identical 12 months he went overseas for remedy.
Reacting, the Minister in a press release on Thursday described Daba as an iconic thespian, broadcaster and a large of his time.
He mentioned Sadiq Daba’s demise was an enormous loss to the leisure trade and the nation generally.
Mohammed lauded the pioneering position of the deceased, alongside together with his contemporaries, in nurturing the Nigerian film trade to its
current towering standing because the second-largest film trade within the
He recalled his attendance on the premiere of the Nollywood and Nigerian Air Pressure film, Eagle Wings, through which Mr. Daba made a cameo look regardless of his well being challenges.
The minister condoled with the household of the deceased, in addition to
his colleagues and the film trade generally, urging them to take solace in the truth that his legacy lives on.
He additionally prayed to God to grant repose to the soul of the deceased.
Sadiq Daba: Lai Mohammed reacts to demise of widespread Nollywood actor