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Entertainment of Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Chico Ejiro's son dies months after Nollywood director's death

The late Chico Ejiro and Viano Ejiro The late Chico Ejiro and Viano Ejiro

Viano Ejiro, the last son of late Nollywood director, Chico Ejiro is dead.

Viano died on Monday, November 15, months after the death of his father.

Reports indicate young Ejiro has been battling cancer since his birth, a condition his father dedicated his time and resources to manage.

A report on Pulse.ng said Joy Ejiro, Viano's mother had to move to the United States to sort the best health care for her son who was diagnosed with cancer-related ailments while still a toddler.

Chico Ejiro died on Christmas day in 2020. He died after suffering a seizure attack.

Nicknamed Mr. Prolific, he directed over 80 movies within 5 years, each one shot in as little as three days.