Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, who became a household name in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, has died.
Reports say he died on Wednesday evening.
Mr Daba had been ill with leukemia and prostate cancer for years before his death
He reached out to the public for financial assistance for medical treatment in October 2019.
This plea came three months after billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, announced he would take over the medical expenses of the actor who had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).