Veteran Nollywood actor, Sadiq Daba is reportedly on the verge of losing one of his eyes.
A Nigerian journalist has revealed on microblogging site, Twitter that the health of the veteran movie actor has deteriorated immensely. The journalist identified as Olutade Simon went on the social media platform; where he share a photo of the actor in an onerous state.
He is seriously ill and he is partially blind.
He went on to appeal to well-meaning Nigerians, especially the government to come to the aid of the actor as his health continues to deteriorate.
This is what he shared on Twitter.
“@dabiodunMFR @ProfOsinbajo @jidesanwoolu Sadiq Daba is still sick. Yesterday, he reached out he was still ill and on the verge of losing one of his eyes. It is a tough time as the Government is battling COVID-19. But I will blame myself if I don’t do this and something happens to him,” he tweeted.
@dabiodunMFR @ProfOsinbajo @jidesanwoolu Sadiq Daba is still sick
Yesterday he reached out he was still ill and on the verge of losing one of his Eyes.
It is a tough time as Government is battling Covid-19. but i will blame myself if i dont do this and something happens to him. pic.twitter.com/Y69d4JaRui
— Olutade oluwatosin Simon (@faleyeolu) March 29, 2020
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Sadiq Daba, an ace broadcaster and veteran actor, made waves in the 1980s on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).
The veteran actor also appeared in Kunle Afolayan’s October 1st movie.
Sadiq Daba’s health has been a source of concern for many over the last few years.
In October 2019, activist, Dr Joe Okei Odumakin called on Nigerians to help Daba regain his full health as his health took a nosedive.
This necessitated an Intensive Care as he was diagnosed with Chronic Pulmonary Disease.
Also, Daba was diagnosed with Leukemia and Prostate Cancer. In July 2019, Femi Otedola announced his decision to take responsibility for Daba’s medical fees.