Because the late veteran actor and broadcaster, Sadiq Daba, was buried at a cemetery in Agege, Lagos State, yesterday, many Nigerians proceed to pay tributes to him.
Daba died Wednesday night after a chronic battle with leukaemia and prostate most cancers.
The late actor grew to become fashionable within the Eighties, after the function he performed as Bitrus in a cleaning soap opera, Cockcrow at Daybreak.
Outstanding Nigerians and practitioners that paid tributes to the actor included former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.
In a tribute on his Instagram web page, yesterday, the previous vice chairman thanked the deceased for the enjoyment he introduced into many properties by means of his expertise.
“Unhappy that the cock will now not crow at daybreak. Sadiq Daba, thanks for the enjoyment you introduced into our properties. Might your sins be forgiven and your reminiscences be a blessing,” Atiku wrote.
Additionally, paying tribute to the deceased on his Instagram web page, fashionable filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, who featured Sadiq Daba in his newest film, Quotation, which was launched final October, described the late actor as “the best warrior we have ever identified, whose undaunting nature shone brightly throughout his time on set with us.”
In a brief video, which he posted on IG, Afolayan recaptured the wonderful efficiency of the late actor in his award-winning film, October 1, which received him the Africa Film Academy Award for Finest Actor for his function as Inspector Waziri.
Eulogising the virtues of the deceased, Afolayan wrote: “You got here, You fought, You conquered.”
“The life of 1 we love is rarely misplaced. His affect goes on by means of all of the lives it ever touched – Christopher Holloway.
“Identical to the influence of our expensive beloved one, Mr Sadiq Daba whose ever optimistic and enlightening presence left an unforgettable mark in our hearts. We have come a good distance as a household, and we’re really grateful for each second we shared.”
In the meantime, among the spirited Nigerians that rallied across the late actor when he was recognized with leukemia and prostate most cancers in 2017, together with Dr Joe Odumakin, Azuka Jebose, Soni Irabor and Mabel Oboh are nonetheless in shock, simply as they’re pointing accusing fingers on the hospital, the place he was taken to earlier than his demise.
It is impolite shock–Joe Odumakin
For Dr Joe Odumakin, Daba’s demise was a impolite shock.
“God, I would like all of the power and braveness to bear this irreparable loss. Phrases fail me,” she tweeted, yesterday.
Broadcaster, Soni Irabor, and politician, Mable Oboh, expressed their disappointment with medical doctors on the Basic Hospital, Ikeja, the place the late actor was rushed to, alleging that Sadiq Daba died of negligence.
Based on Woman Oboh, “It is rather unhappy. To be trustworthy, our medical system could be very poor. The best way he was dealt with within the hospital could be very appalling.
“All of the efforts we made to avoid wasting his life quantity to nothing because it seems now. It is actually dangerous that when you’re sick and rushed to the hospital, the medical doctors won’t attend to you instantly due to the worry of COVID-19.”
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