Obi Madubogwu the Nollywood actor, producer, and founder of Saving Life for Africa Diabetes Foundation and the battle of Musanga lead role master is dead.
Obi Madubogwu played the lead role in the Battle of Musanga film which made him popular.
He died on Monday afternoon after battling with ‘acute diabetics and foot ulcer.
Nollywood actor and producer, Obi Madubogwu who has been battling with diabetes issued a statement from his hospital bed at the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Metta, Lagos before his death.
He thanked Nigerians who helped him out financially, physically and spiritually and encouraged them not to give up on him but to assist him complete the final stage of his treatment which involves flying out to a US hospital.
Read the statement below…
“I want to thank all those who supported me financially, through calls, personal visits and prayers. I remember, Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Dr. J Akabuike, Commissioner for Health, Anambra State, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, Chief Johnbosco, Ken Maduakor, Osondu Igwilo, The Young, Ofia Okija, Emma Bishop Okonkwo, Igwe Alex Onyido of Ogidi, the Nollywood guilds and groups like AMP, DGN, AGN, Anya Igbo Filmmakers Association, Film4Life and Which Way Nollywood and Movie People Whatsapp Groups, Ogidi Boys Secondary School Old Boys’ Association, Ogidi Union Germany, Pastor and Mrs. CMD Lamia and members of the Makers Church, Ojodu Berger, Pastor John Offiong, Dorothy Iyong, Head of Nursing Unit, Federal Medical Centre Yaba, Dr Awoyemi, Dr Dada, Matron Onuka and all the team at FMC , Ebute Metta, Obi Nwogbo, Sebastian Ndu of Consuming Fire Prayer Ministry, Ogba, Barr Uju Ohanenye of Kenuju Love Foundation, Prince C. O Nebe, Bob Manuel Udokwu, John Okafor(Mr Ibu), Chidi Obidegwu, Chris Ekejimbe, Osita Okamalu, Sam Okafor, Paul Okoli, Nobert Ajaegbu, Steve Agbata, Paul Julius and Chris Okafor of Liberation City Church, Ojodu. I am equally grateful to the Nigeria media from the mainstream media to the bloggers like Linda Ikeji, Stella Dimoko Korkus.
I am equally thanking my relatives, fans and friends on social media platforms for their encouraging words of hope”.