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Veteran Nigerian Actor Joshua Johnson Is Dead

Nollywood veteran actor Joshua Johnson has died.

Veteran Nigerian Actor Joshua Johnson Is Dead
Late Joshua Johnson

The actor died on Thursday, October 28 after suffering from an undisclosed illness according to sources. Following his demise, several of his colleagues in the industry have taken to their social media pages to mourn him.

“This one HIT differently, but all I can say is “IT IS WELL”, when I called your phone and it rang, I thought all I heard were rumours, until I was told by the voice which was not yours, that you have gone to be with the Lord,” Filmmaker Abel Alechenu wrote.

“I wish I could just hear that it’s one of your so many jokes…..”Uncle Josh”, “Old man!” As I always called you, our last conversation was our normal jokes fa, haba uncle Josh….May God comfort your immediate family and we your friends and fans, thanks for all the memories. God rest your soul.”

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Mourning his passing on her IG page, actress Elvina Ibru wrote “Josh, why na???? The plan we had sitting under that tree on set, was yam porridge at my place, not this. This was not the plan at alllll! Kai. Sleep well my brother. Sleep well.”

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Joshua Johnson until his death was a household name in the Nigerian movie industry. The actor had a long full career in Nollywood spanning over two decades. He most recently featured in “King of Boys 1” and in Africa Magic Dramas including in the hit series “Ajoche”.


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