Veteran Nollywood actor, Chief Bruno Iwuoha, has passed away after many months of battle with diabetes and glaucoma. He was 68.
The death of Bruno Iwuoha was confirmed by his close associate and filmmaker, Derik Zai. He said that the ‘Sin of the Flesh’ actor’s died on Saturday morning.
According to multiple reports, the AMA awards recipient had been in a coma at the National Hospital, Abuja for about three weeks.
A statement signed by the Director of Communications, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Monalisa Chinda Coker, reads:
“It is on a sad note that we announce the passing away of our elder colleague and active member of AGN Abuja, Bruno Obinna Iwuoha.
“He died in the early hours of this morning (10/04/2021) after a prolonged battle with diabetes.“Bruno Iwuoha hails from Ehime Mbano Local Government Area in Umunumo Umuanunu kindred, Imo state. He was aged 68 years, survived by his wife and six children.”
The National President, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, said on behalf of the entire members of the Guild, he commiserates with the immediate family members, friends and fans.He prayed that God would comfort them at this moment of grief and that all the souls of all faithful departed would rest in peace.
He passed away on Saturday, April 10.
Iwuoha’s remains had been deposited at the hospital mortuary.
The late Bruno Iwuoha featured in several movies including Magic Cap, Occultic Battle, Fire on the Mountain 2, Royal Promise and The Cross of Love, among many others.