Veteran actor Elder Maya dies

ELDER MAYA [PHOTO/COURTESY]

Veteran Nigerian actor Martins Njubuigbo, popularly known as Elder Maya, has died.

Fellow actor, Yomi Fabiyi, confirmed Friday that Njubuigbo succumbed to a liver-related disease, Nigerian media said.

Elder Maya starred in the popular Nigerian movie Battle of Musanga.

Nollywood industry has lost big names in 2016.

In January this year Olamide David – who played the lead role in the movie Cobweb –, passed away.

In February, Mike Odachi of the Igodo fame, died aged 51. Festus Aguebor also died in February.

In May, 2016 Fred Ebhoria Ekata died after a year-long battle with kidney disease.

In July, 2016 Bukky Ajayi passed on aged 82.

 

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