The Nigerian film industry, Nollywood has lost another popular and creactive actor, Rasheed Abu.
Abu was reported to have slumped and died. He died on his way to the hospital on Wednesday in Lagos
The President of Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan, who confirmed the incident said the deceased died yesterday.
“Yes, he is dead. As the president of TAMPAN, I was reliably informed that he slumped, he was revived and unfortunately died on the way to the hospital.”
His colleagues have since been mourning him through the social media.
One of the deceased colleagues, Actor Yomi Gold has taken to his Instagram handle to mourn him, Yomi wrote;
“I just lost a dear friend. Death comes when we don’t expect. My prayers to your family and friends. Our moment together as friends will always be special to me. Live forever Abu.”
Actress Wunmi Toriola also wrote, “As much as I hate the RIP caption, I must say it is another sad news that pinches my heart; we were together at a party in December.
“We gisted about all that we have missed considering that we were trained together at Odunfa Caucus, it was so nice to see each other again.
“Only for me to hear that Abu is gone, such a young chap. May your soul rest in peace Abu. So sad,” she said.
Actor Ibrahim Chatta also wrote, “I am just in shock seeing this, this morning.
“I remember you running after me and moving around with me at Alhaji Taiwo Hassan Ogogo’s birthday party.
“You called me recently to invite me for your job and I said to you that I had stopped working, now I wish I had said yes. Ah! Is it all over now? I pray Allah to forgive your sins,” he said.