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Veteran Nollywood actor, Sadiq Daba, is dead


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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A veteran broadcaster with Nigerian Television Authority, NTA and Nollywood actor, Sadiq Daba, is dead.

Family sources said he died Wednesday evening after a prolonged battle with leukemia and prostate cancer.

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His acting career, according to Wikipedia, came to prominence in the late 1970s, starring in Cockcrow at Dawn.

Mr Daba announced his diagnosis of leukemia and prostate cancer in 2017 and was supported with fundraising by several Nigerians.

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