Breaking News: Renowned Nollywood Star Saint Obi Sadly Passes Away Following a Brief Illness

In a heartbreaking turn of events, the Nigerian film industry mourns the loss of one of its beloved icons. Obinna Nwafor, widely known by his stage name Saint Obi, has tragically passed away after battling an undisclosed illness. The saddening news emerged on Monday, May 7, 2023.

Saint Obi had been seeking medical treatment for several months, making frequent visits to the hospital. On Sunday, he peacefully departed, as shared by a reliable source who had encountered the talented actor on multiple occasions and positively identified him as Saint Obi. The next day, his remains were respectfully transported to the morgue at JUTH.

The gifted actor had recently relocated to his sister’s residence in Jos, the capital of Plateau State. Throughout this period, he had been spotted numerous times en-route to the hospital, indicating the gravity of his health condition. This information was corroborated by a source at JUTH.

Hailing from Imo State, Saint Obi’s impact on the Nigerian film industry cannot be overstated. With an impressive portfolio spanning over 100 movies, he left an indelible mark on the hearts of his fans and colleagues alike.

The Nigerian entertainment community now finds itself in a state of mourning, as it bids farewell to a true cinematic legend. Saint Obi’s contributions to Nollywood will forever be cherished, and his absence will be deeply felt. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

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