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Nollywood loses another veteran actor, producer

Nigerian actor and filmmaker Abiodun Aleja has died.

The “October 1” actor died on Friday according to his wife who broke the news to chairman of the Lagos chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANATAP) Makinde Adeniran, multiple media outlets reported.

Aleja was reportedly admitted at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) following a fall at home.

Aleja went into a coma after the fall but was revived days later at the hospital, however, he passed away on Friday.

He was a close associate of Nollywood top shots like Kunle Afolayan, Tunde Kelani and a host of others.

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