News filtering in through
the wires is that another
veteran Nollywood actor,
Sam Loco Efe is dead.
Unconfirmed reports has
it that the actor died
Sunday morning in his
hotel room after returning
from location at Owerri in
Imo State in Nigeria.
Details on the cause of
death are sketchy as
some reports have it that
he might have collapsed
on set.
The 66-year old actor and
comedian’s death is
coming after the Nigerian
movie industry laid to rest
another veteran, Ashely
Nwosu on June 11 after he
died on April 21.
Sam will be remembered
as Nollywood’s finest. His
skills and dexterity on and
off camera is unmatched
as many see him as a true
gem of the ever growing
Nigerian movie industry.
The Enugu-born actor has
been in the Nigerian film
industry since 1960 and
has starred and appeared
in several movies
including Games Fools
Play, German Wahala, Old
Cargos, Across the River,
A Fool at 40, Brain Box,
Magic Cup and Men on the
Before his death, Sam
Loco was the interim
chairman of the Actors
Guild of Nigeria (AGN).
More soon.

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