Sadiq Abubakar Daba, veteran broadcaster and Nollywood actor, is dead.
He died on Wednesday after a prolonged battle with leukemia and prostate cancer
The actor, simply called Sadiq Daba, died on Wednesday evening.
Daba’s acting career came to prominence in the late 1970s, starring in Cockcrow at Dawn among others.
He became more popular after featuring in Kunle Afolayan’s October 1st movie where he played the role of as “Inspector Waziri”.
He went on to win the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor for the role.
The deceased had announced his diagnosis of leukemia and prostate cancer in 2017 and was supported with fundraising by many Nigerians.