Nollywood veteran actress, Chizoba Sam-Boye has passed away at the age of 53. She reportedly died from diabetes-related complications.
According to reports, the actress has been battling with diabetes, stroke and high blood pressure in the past years.
The news of her demise was shared on the Filmmakers’ WhatsApp group called, Film4Life.
Film critic and the regional representative for West Africa of the Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI), Madu Chikwendu wrote, “Chizoba Sam-Boye is dead.”
Also, filmmaker, Jude Orhorha, said the actress was rushed to the hospital on Sunday night where she was confirmed dead Monday morning.
Chizoba would be remembered for her pioneering role in ‘Living in Bondage.’
Her husband, Sam Boye(filmmaker)was also the star of M-net produced TV series, “Tinsel.”
May Her Soul Rest in Perfect Peace.