Veteran Nigerian broacaster and actor Sadiq Daba has died. His death was confirmed by filmmaker Kunle Afolayan. According to Mr. Afolayan, the Daba broadcaster died on Wednesday from his protracted battle with leukaemia and prostate cancer. Afolayan said the news was confirmed to him by Mr. Daba’s wife and son.
The cast of Kunle Afolayan’s Citation movie includes: French-Ivorian actor and screenwriter, Raymond Reboul; Haitian-born Hollywood actor Jimmy Jean Louis; veteran broadcaster and actor, Sadiq Daba; veteran Nigerian film director and actor, Wole Olowomojuore, aka ‘Baba Gebu’; upcoming Nollywood actress, Bukunmi Oluwashina; and fashion and lifestyle blogger, Temi Otedola.
The training which started in Enugu and Owerri is “geared towards creating a platform for the less privileged youths to discover and harness their hidden talents without being limited or affected by their present situation or environment,” according to Obi Faruk, Head of Operations for Pafex Youth Development Initiative.