The story of these actors in our report shows that beneath the gloss Nollywood present, there’s a stark reality of impoverishment that’s unknown to many.
Most of us always think these actors are very rich, something which is fed in our subconscious mind owing to the glitz and glamour they exhibit on and off the screens. But alas, that is not always the case.
These ten decases actors we are going to talk died painfully after falling sick and were unable to fund their medical bills. They publicly begged for help but we guess help arrived late while others were not fortunate to even have people coming to their aid.
1. Martins Njubuigbo
Martins Njubuigbo died in October 2016, after he battled with liver disease for a long time. The actor was said to be great need of 1 million Naira for his hospital bills and solicited for funds from his colleagues and the general public.
2. Olumide Bakare
the Ibadan based actor, was admitted into UCH Hospital in Ibadan after suffering cardiac arrest.
3. Prince James Uche
the actor remained home battled with stroke and other sicknesses while his son cried out to the general public for funds for his treatment. Although the likes of Desmond Elliot came to hisaid, he gave up the ghost days later.
4. Ashley Nwosu
Ashley Nwosu died in April 2011 after battling with liver complications at age 58.
5. Enebeli Elebuwa
The actor battled stroke for a while and it kept on getting worse by the day until the Delta state government came to his aid and flew him to India for proper medical attention. Unfortunately, the actor died immediately not long after he arrived at the India hospital.