Renowned Nollywood actor, film producer, and director, Obinna Nwafor, popularly known as Saint Obi, has passed away at the age of 57. The talented actor reportedly died in the home of one of his siblings on Sunday, May 7th, 2023.
Saint Obi gained popularity in the 90s for his role in Zeb Eiro's “Sakobi” and went on to star in over 100 movies, becoming a household name in the Nigerian film industry.
The news of his passing was delayed due to a disagreement among his siblings, but the cause of his death is yet to be disclosed.
The Nigerian film industry, also known as Nollywood, is mourning the loss of one of its greatest stars, and tributes have been pouring in from fans, colleagues, and friends of the late actor.
Saint Obi's contributions to Nollywood will always be remembered, and his legacy will continue to inspire and influence the next generation of filmmakers.