Budding Nigerian actor, David Mela has kicked the bucket.
1st News confirmed that the actor died on the evening of Monday, January 11 after suffering an undisclosed ailment, according to Idoma Voice.
Prior to his death, he had not posted on social media for weeks.
Fans of David Mela have since taken to his old posts to mourn him following news of his death.
This is coming several days after another actress, Orisabunmi kicked the bucket at the age of 60.
Orisabunmi died at age 60, four months after ex-husband Jimoh Aliu, better known as Aworo.
Orisabunmi was well known from the 80s for her roles as a priestess in movies.
She was well known from the 80s for her roles as a priestess, pacifist, or the good witch in movies. She has played some iconic roles like ‘Asabi’ in “Oluwerimagboojo”, and the priestess in “Ayanmo Eda”.
Years after her divorce from her ex-husband, she still had something good to say about him. In an interview with a news media, she said:
We had fulfilled our time as a couple.
Beyond that, he was a father figure to me.
He mentored me in the film and theatre industry.
All I can say about him is that he was a good father. I cannot forget him and what he stood for. Today, people know me as Orisabumi. That is as a result of the grace of God and the goodwill of Baba Jimoh Aliu. God gave me fame through him.