Nollywood, Nigerian local film industry has been thrown into a state of morning following the demise of another theater practitioner of South-eastern extraction.
Nollywood actor Okwuchukwu Victor Eze is reportedly dead.
The veteran actor died after a brief illness, and this sad news comes just weeks after the demise of actress Moji Olaiya who died in Canada after giving birth.
It is unclear what ailed the egghead as well as the date of his death. His death has been confirmed by the former President of Actors Guild of Nigeria, Mr Segun Arinze.
Victor Eze was a highly respected stage actor and dancer. He was famous for his roles in numerous movies and dance productions, but most especially for his role as Alika in epic series, Fuji House of Commotion.
He was a die-hard theatre practitioner with over 40 years of professional experience as an actor, screenplayer and writer. Before his eternal exit, he was a publisher of ‘God’s Name’
Meanwhile news of his passing is already causing a stir among the ranks of actors.