Veteran Nollywood Actor, Saint Obi Dies After Prolonged Illness

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Saint Obi Dies After Prolonged Illness

As the news of famous veteran actor, Saint Obi’s death continues to shock Nigerian, fans have continued to express sadness over the actor who reportedly died after a prolonged illness.

The 57-year-old Imo-born thespian reportedly died on May 7 after battling with an undisclosed ailment.

Fans and families have continued to pay their last respect to the veteran actor with the hashtags #RIP Saint Obi and #Obinna Nwafor, on Twitter.

Sharing a picture taken with the veteran actor, Nigerian author and social media influencer, Reno Omokri, said, “signing a copy of my book, Shunpiking: No Shortcuts To God, for Obinna Nwafor, better known as Saint Obi, in my office at Aso Rock Presidential Villa on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

“The gentlest and most noble Nollywood actor I ever met. No airs about him; he is very down to earth. Unusually modest and made every effort to make those around him feel comfortable.

“In short, the specimen of gentlemanliness. May God bless him. May God bless his family. May God bless Nigeria. In Yeshua’s Name.”
Nigerian politician and a former Presidential aspirant, Ahmed Garba, wrote, “RIP Saint Obi. You filled our screens with your talent for decades. We will miss you. May God rest your soul in peace.”

Revealing his encounter with Saint Obi, Mr. Sanusi Dantata, said, “I remember meeting Obinna Nwafor (Saint Obi) on a flight to London in 1999. He was together with Liz Benson.

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