Nollywood loses yet another great actor, Rich Oganiru. Who died on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 after months of illness.
The news of his death was confirmed by his friend, EmstarVee on his Facebook account.
“Ahem… I’ve lost a good friend like a brother for years, a great Nollywood actor par excellence. I’m just speechless. R.I.P Amb. Rich Oganiru”, he said.
Two weeks before his death, a video of Oganiru lying sick on the bed went viral on social media, soliciting for financial assistance.
However, the actor was embroiled in a controversy in 2012, that saw to the decline of his career. He was arrested for allegedly killing his wife in Abuja.
According to reports, Oganiru was arrested following a petition by family and relations of his late wife who claimed he poisoned her.
However, Oganiru has maintained he was innocent of the crime.
Before his death, Rich Oganiru, has featured in over 300 films that include Queen of Hasso Rock, Wasted Effort, Pay Day, Lacrima, Stoneface in Love, Givers Never Lack, His Majesty, Yellow Fe Rich Odichinma Azu ver, My Destiny, Battle Of The Rich, Political Control, Touching Love, Total Control, and Last Confession amongst others.
Ijeoma Njoku reporting, Obinwannem News / August 11,2021