Nollywood director, Abiodun Aleja has been confirmed dead
Renowned Nigerian film actor and Nollywood director, Abiodun Aleja, has been reported dead.
Reports made available to newsmen on Saturday morning, May 22 revealed that Aleja died in Lagos on Friday. Aleja was said to have been admitted at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) after he slumped while at his residential home weeks ago.
The filmmaker reportedly went into coma but was revived at the hospital. He gave up the ghost while recuperating.
Confirming the report, chairman, Lagos chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANATAP), Makinde Adeniran, said the wife of the deceased first broke the news to the industry.
Dripnaija Media understands that Aleja had worked on several projects with colleagues in the Nigerian entertainment industry including veterans like Tunde Kelani and Kunle Afolayan.
The deceased would be remembered for his role in Afolayan’s ‘October 1’ blockbuster.