It was shocking hearing the news of the demise of veteran film maker Chico Ejiro on the wake of Christmas morning. According to sources, he just concluded a movie on set when he met his untimely death.
Dr. Pedro Obaseki, described the death of Chico as a huge blow to Nollywood, the larger Nigeria Creative Industry, Delta State, the Midwest (Bendel) Region, and Nigeria in general.
“He was a Prince of the nation’s Entertainment Empire. A celebrated veteran who helped to birth and sustain Nigeria’s film Industry (Nollywood). An Isoko man. A Delta Man. A Bendel Man, and arguably one of the Midwest Region’s gift to the Nigerian Nation,” the statement said.
Chico recently released a movie titles ‘Night Bus to Lagos’ and many other amazing movies. He was married of Joy C. Ejiro and the brother of Zeb Ejiro also a Nollywood film actor.
Chico Ejiro was reported to have died of seizure and it was not too long he treated malaria. The actual cause of his death is yet unknown.
Same day Kola Davis was reported dead. These trail begin to wonder people, what must have caused their death. May their gentle souls rest in peace.