Reports have emerged that popular Nigerian actor, Obinna Nwafor popularly known as Saint Obi, Saint has passed on at the age of 57 after a protracted illness.
It was reported that he died early in the week after battling an undisclosed illness for several months with no successful treatment
The Actors Guild of Nigeria is yet to make a statement as the family reportedly have a little disagreement hence the delay to make a formal announcement
It could not be confirmed why some of his colleagues as well have refused to speak about Obi’s death but it was gathered that decision to keep sealed lips was informed by the family’s decision to keep his death away from the public for now.
It was also gathered that Obi, before his death was spotted being transported to the hospital.
According to Tribune Online, his body has been deposited at the morgue at Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), TRIBUNE ONLINE further gathered.
Saint Obi was the favourite of many home video lovers in late 90s and early 2000 before he suddenly stopped appearing in movies. He had featured in over 100 movies before his demise.