Nollywood star, Ernest Asuzu is dead


Notable Nollywood star, Ernest Asuzu is dead.

He was reported to have slumped and died on Tuesday evening.

The president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, has confirmed his death.

“Yes, Ernest Asuzu is dead. I am trying to reach his wife to get the full details. I will get back to you,” he said.

The Igbo-born actor began his acting career in the ’90s and rose to prominence after he starred in the 1997 classic, ‘Rituals’.

Recall that his career suffered a setback after he came down with a stroke in 2015 and it affected his speech. He was also bedridden for three years. He has been off and on, on the acting scene.

Apart from acting, he was also a musician with the name El Cream.

He is survived by his wife and two children.


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