Veteran Nollywood filmmaker, Eddie Ugbomah is dead

Veteran Nollywood filmmaker, Eddie Ugbomah is dead


Eddie Ugbomah, a veteran filmmaker in Nollywood, has passed on at 78.

The sad news was confirmed by the Director General of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Adebayo Thomas, on Saturday the 11th of May 2019.

Thomas is also the Chairman of the Chief Eddie Ugbomah Medical Fund Committee.


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Ugbomah had gone public seeking for help, to treat a brain ailment.

The filmmaker, who received a national honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) from the federal government, had been scheduled to undergo surgery on Monday.

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