Nollywood on Saturday was thrown into another mourning mood as one of their prominent members, Chris Ekejimbe was announced dead.
Ekejimbe died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital,LUTH, Saturday morning after battling with acute malaria and typhoid fever for more than two months.
The late Producer passed on about 9 am Saturday morning at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba Vanguard reports.
Ekejimbe, a filmmaker and owner of 4 Screams Production Company was a board member of the Association of Nollywood Core Producers (ANCOPS) and founder of notable Nollywood social media group, Film4Life.
News of his demise was broken to members of the group by founding president of ANCOPS, Mr. Alex Eyengho on Saturday.
“Folks! Sad day for Nollywood! Chris Ekejimbe just passed on a few moments ago at LUTH. Lord have mercy. I just spoke with the wife!” Eyengho stated.
According to Eyengho, late Ekejimbe was rushed to LUTH last Tuesday, when his condition became critical.