Nollywood star who have died in 2020 in Nigeria has become a nightmare for fans and
celebrities who can’t wait for the year to run out.
Year 2020 might still be in it’s early days but it has been a year of more bad news
than good ones as the whole world have battling against the novel Coronavirus crisis.
However, Nollywood industry have been hit most when it comes to recording bad news
as deaths of top talented actors and actresses are being pronounced dead as
others prevent themselves from contacting the deadly Coronavirus.
There is hardly a week where a news of a Nollywood star giving up the ghost will not
be announced on social media and this has got many labeling the year Wicked 2020.
Below are some top Nollywood star who have died in year 2020:
1. Pa Kasumu
1st of March 2020 will forever be remembered in the entertainment industry as veteran
Yoruba actor, Kayode Odumosu popularly known as Pa Kasumu was pronounced dead.
Pa Kasumu death was announced by actress Foluke Daramola who lamented on how
greatly he will be missed as she noted that he fail the war against a prolong illness.
The veterans actor was buried on the 12th of May amidst tears from family members who
were present at the ceremony.
2. Chizoba Bosah Sam-Boye
Tinsel star, Chizoba Bosah Sam-Boye was pronounced dead at the age of 52 on the 10th Of May.
Chizoba who had a long battle with diabetes, stroke and high blood pressure, died on after
complaining of ill health on Saturday May 9
Condolences message from top stars flood the internet with Convener of Yoruba Films &
Music Festival, Otunba Omotayo Ogunlade penning down an tribute to the late actress on
Nollywood actress, Emilia Dike died on Wednesday May 20 after she collapsed in Enugu State.
The news of Emilia Dike giving up the ghost shocked the entertainment industry as
celebrities could not believe how 2020 has been treating their colleagues.
Top filmmaker and actress in the industry took to their respective social media platforms to
mourn the death of Emilia Dike, someone they claim has a positive vibe and character.
The death of nollywood actor, Yomi Obileye was announced by Nigerian actor and
comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka, a news that shocked the entertainment industry
He died on Friday morning of April 24th, 2020 from an undisclosed ailment.
He was known for his best role in for Chief Daddy (2018) and Tales of Eve: Thanks for Coming (2015).
Femi Oyewumi (Laditi)
Femi Oyewumi popularly known as Laditi was pronounced dead on Friday, 23rd of May,
2020, after he was rushed to the hospital the previous night.
The 51 year old Nollywood Yoruba actor was said to have been suffering from chronic back
pain for some months before his death.
His death was a great loss to the film industry in Nigeria.