Nollywood loses veteran actor

Nollywood loses veteran actor

Veteran Nollywood actor, Ukwak Asuquo has reportedly kicked the bucket.


The late Nollywood actor played the role of Boniface in the popular drama series, The Village Headmaster.


His demise was announced by the Public Relations Officer of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Monalisa Coker.


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The statement reads in part. Read the statement below.

With deep sorrow and gratitude to God for a life well spent, we announce the demise of Mr Uwak Auquo, popularly known as Boniface in the rested television drama series, The Village Headmaster…”



Ukwak Asuquo has now joined the elongating list Nollywood icons who have kicked the bucket in 2020.

Another prominent actor who died in the early phase of 2020 is Pa Kasumu.

Pa Kasumu’s death was announced by Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola-Salako on her Instagram page on Sunday.

According to her, the actor died after a brief illness.


She wrote, “Our model veteran actor Pa kasunmu Kayode Odumosu finally takes a bow. It is with so much heavy pain in our hearts that we regret to announce ur in Para, that our #paraafricafoundation model-actor Pa kasunmu has given up the ghost after a brief illness. The news was broken by a close source that stays around the hospital he gave up the ghost. We will keep u updated with further information on this.”



Pa Kasumu died at the age of 66.


Odumosu has been suffering from both liver and also heart ailments; that affected his memory as well as eyesight.

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