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Late Nigerian actor Saint Obi laid to rest

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Nigerian actor Saint Obi has been laid to rest three months after he passed away.

The actor was buried in his hometown Alaenyi Ogwa in Imo state, Nigeria, on Friday.

The actor passed away at the age of 57 on Sunday, May 7, 2023, in Jos, Plateau State.

Reports indicated that the actor died at the home of one of his siblings.

Meanwhile, his cause of death is still unknown.


Saint Obi was famous for his roles in State of Emergency; Candle Light; Sakobi; Goodbye Tomorrow; Heart of Gold; Festival of Fire; Executive Crime; and Last Party, amongst others.

He worked at the post office before majoring in Theatre Arts at the University of Jos and ventured into acting in 1996 via a Peugeot television commercial.

He starred in over 60 movies. In 2001, he produced his first movie, Take Me to Maama, where he starred as Jerry alongside Ebi Sam, the late Rachel Oniga, Nse Abel and the late Enebeli Elebuwa.

In 2015, he delved into music and dropped a track, ‘Imagine the Dream’, and an accompanying video.