Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu has finally succumbed to a longtime ailment that left him bedridden for three years and out of Nollywood screen since 2015.

According to Premium Times; his close friend and journalist, Sam Anokam, confirmed the sad incident and stated that he died on Tuesday night in Lagos.

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He was aged 37.

Asuzu began his acting career in the ’90s and rose to prominence after he starred in the 1997 Nollywood classic, ‘Rituals’

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He was the toast of Nollywood until his career nosedived when he came down with a stroke in 2015 which affected his speech.

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In his last interview in December 2020, Asuzu said his problem was spiritual, and that he was girding to return to Nollywood and music after an eight-year absence.


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