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Veteran actor, Sadiq Daba, dies

Veteran broadcaster and Nollywood actor Sadiq Daba is dead.

He died on Wednesday evening.

The Nation learnt he battled with leukaemia and prostate cancer before his demise.

Confirming his death, popular filmmaker Kunle Afolayan, said he spoke with his wife and son who confirmed his passage to him.

Sadiq Daba recently worked with Kunle Afolayan on the 2020 motion picture, Citation.

Daba also worked as a broadcaster for Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).

His acting career came to prominence in the late 1970s for his role in ‘Cock Crow at Dawn,’ a NTA drama series.

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