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Nollywood: Friday Ugwu, Dies In Fatal Accident



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Friday Ugwu

Friday Ugwu, a Nollywood actor and producer who is better know as Okaka De Don is dead.

Ugwu, reportedly on Saturtay after he as involved in a fatal road accident along Lagos – Badagry Express road in Ojo.

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It was learnt that late Ugwu was riding with his friend when a trailer lost control and ran over them, crushing them to death on the spot.

Confirming the sad incident, an official of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Benue State chapter, Gideon Ameh said his corpse has been deposited in a mortuary in Lagos while the driver of the vehicle is currently cooling his heels at the police station.

Ugwu, a native of Orokam in Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State came into limelight when he produced and played the lead role in the movie entitled Okaka De Don many years ago.

Late Friday Ugwu was the producer of Pintolo, a popular comedy series.

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