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.
Nollywood great Richard Mofe Damijo (popularly known as RMD) is one of the film’s stars. He would be working alongside Ntare Guma Mwine, star of the Oscar nominated film Blood Diamond. Mwine was also in the 2016 box office success Queen of Katwe, which featured Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o.