Celebrities like Destiny Etiko, Emeka Rollas, Ernest Obi and others have mourned their colleague Sam Obiago.
Obiago’s death was announced on Thursday by the National President of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas.
Sharing a picture of the deceased on his Instagram page, Rollas wrote, ‘Another sad day. RIP Daddy Sam.”
Actress Destiny Etiko also wrote on Instagram saying, “Nooooooooooo daddy Sam.”
Ernest Obi paid an emotional tribute to the actor.
“Dearest Brother of Mine. I woke To D News Of Your Unannounced Sojourn To D Land Beyond Ours. I Was Told That It Is A Long Journey To That Unending Market Place all Men Must visit When our Sojourn in D Here now Comes To An End. You were unprepared I was told. Your Chi still has things to Do. I was told.
“Your OBi filled with People whose voices Have been lost Screaming For You To shake Off This cloak that has swallowed d Sun. people To Bless. Await your usual benevolence. Promises made. Now Broken. An Epitaph Of A Great Man is always inconclusive, for words abound that can not be etched on such a small stone slab.
“So we leave them written in a place where it can not be Erased. DADDY SAM. An ODE for You Will Stir Deep Emotions For those who truly knew You and those You truly touched with Your Craft. A Gentleman with a beautiful smile. Skin as smooth as coral rock. Humility personified. Yet I knew not much. REST my Brother,” he wrote.
Other celebrities like Segun Arinze, Clarion Chukwurah, Uche Ogbodo, Belinda Effah, Lizzy Gold and Adaora Ukoh also lamented the actor’s death.
Sam Obiago has featured in the following Nollywood movies like Gifted, Tears Of A King, Woman Of Fire, Ghana Island, Royal Turning Point, Royal Appointment, Bargain, Combined Forces, Altar Of Love, Wishes, Ancient Love, Drunk Princess, The Missing Blood, Obed And Ruth, The Visitor, Osinachi, One Night Stand, Throne Of Fire, Ancient Key, Wicked Tradition, Tortured Heart, Royal Wreck and others.
The cause of his death has not been revealed at the time of filing this report.