Although death is inevitable, the manner at which it snatches some people into its bosom is heartbreaking.
Death laid its icy hands on our favorite stars without mercy and to this day, we still mourn them whenever their memory flashes in our subconscious minds. These Nollywood entertainers all died while doing their job- which makes it even sadder.
1. Okwy Chukwujekwu
Circumstances surrounding his death wasn’t immediately known. He died at the age of 27 years in 2018 while on set, according to preliminary reports.
2. Clems Onyeka
The late star was reportedly hit by a stray bullet during a crossfire between the police and some armed robbers who were operating at a bank along Summit Express in the town in 2014 after returning from set.
3. Harley Akpor
Akpor drowned in the swimming pool of a popular hotel in Asaba, Delta State, according to The Sun. The report added that he was at a film location shooting a movie along with other crew members when he fell into the pool. This happened in 2019.
4. Nelson Gold
The late Gold reportedly slumped and died at a movie location in Enugu State in 2018.
5. J.T Tom West
Tom was a handsome young man who was known for his bad-boy roles in movies. He died on September 28, 2006, in a ghastly auto accident while returning from a location after shooting late into the night.
6. Dede One Day
Dede One Day died after battling with high blood pressure after performing at an event. He died later in the hospital in 2015.
7. Matthew Alkali
Mattew Alkali, popularly called The Bishop, died while on the set of a movie production this year, 2020. A Nigerian filmmaker, Dimbo Atiya, who broke the news of his demise on Facebook said the actor died “suddenly while he was filming on a set for an epic movie in a village near Keffi, Nasarawa State.”