Ernest Asuzu: Nollywood actor slumps, dies

Popular Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu is dead.

Asuzu reportedly slumped and died on Tuesday evening.

The president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, confirmed his death.

“Yes, Ernest Asuzu is dead,” Rollas told Punch.

“I am trying to reach his wife to get the full details.”

Asuzu began his acting career in the 1990s and rose to prominence after he starred in the 1997 Nollywood classic, “Rituals”.

He was the toast of Nollywood until his career nosedived after he came down with a stroke in 2015 and it affected his speech.

He was also bedridden for three years.


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