Veteran Nigerian actor, Sam Obiago, also known as Daddy Sam, is dead.
This was disclosed by the President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Emeka Rollas in a post on his page.
Rollas wrote “ANOTHER SAD DAY, RIP DADDY SAM.”
The cause of his death was, however not disclosed.
It was however, gathered that the actor who had been off the screen for a while had been having some health issues around early to mid part of the year but finally passed on in the early hours of Thursday.
Until his death, Sam was the chairman of Screen Writers Guild of Nigeria (SWGN).
The actor has featured in lots of Nollywood movies.
He hails from Asaba, Delta State, South South of Nigeria.
Taking to her facebook page to mourn the actor, a follow colleague, Tana Egbo Adelana, wrote “Woke up to the saddest news. Oh DADDY SAM.”