LAGOS/Nigeria: The Actors Guild of Nigeria has been thrown into mourning with the death of veteran actor, Mr. Chile Osuji.
In a statement by the Special Assistant to the President, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) on Media and Publicity, Ochendo McSmith, Osuji who was an Imo State based actor succumbed to the colds of death yesterday in Owerri, the Imo state capital. He was aged 65.
The statement added that until his death, the deceased whose name was on the list of sick actors the recently launched AGN foundation is supposed to cater for, was an active member of the guild who was more concerned about the welfare of the guild than anything else.
He had featured in many flicks such as Bleeding Tree, The Kingdom on Fire, The Book of Harragon, 40 Days in the Wilderness, The Royal Monster, The Governor amongst others.
Grieving president of the guild, Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas condoles with his family and pray God to grant him eternal rest.
Osuji who hails from Umuokoro Awaka in Owerri North Local Government Area is survived by his wife and four children.