Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu is dead.
It was gathered that he slumped and died on Tuesday evening.
The president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, confirmed his death.
“Yes, Ernest Asuzu is dead. I am trying to reach his wife to get the full details. I will get back to you.” Rollas said.
Recall that the news of Asuzu’s ill health flooded the social media after he suffered stroke for years.
A viral video also showed him begging for alms.
The actor was, however, supported by well meaning Nigerians including the wife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs Willie Obiano.
Popularly described as one of the bad boys of Nollywood, Asuzu began his acting career in the ’90s and rose to prominence after he starred in the 1997 Nollywood classic, ‘Rituals’.