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Entertainment of Monday, 13 November 2023


Veteran actor Samanja is dead

The late Samanja The late Samanja

Veteran Kannywood actor, Usman Baba Pategi who is known popularly as Samanja is dead.

The Kaduna-based actor died after a prolonged illness on Sunday, November 12.

He was 84.

He was a former staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Kaduna national station and a retired soldier.

Samanja was survived by two wives and 14 children.

He was buried in Kaduna on Sunday according to Islamic rites.