Veteran actress and TV series star “Tinsel.” Chizoba Sam-Boye is dead. She died of diabetes related complications at aged 53.
It was reported that the actress has been battling with diabetes, stroke and high blood pressure for many years now.
According to actor/film maker Jude Orhorha, the actress was rushed to the hospital on Sunday night where she was confirmed dead on Monday morning. The actress was married to a veteran filmmaker, Sam Boye. The sad news was shared on a WhatsApp group called, Film4Life.
Madu Chikwendu of Film critic and the regional representative for West Africa of the Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI), wrote, “Chizoba Sam-Boye is dead”.
The late actress will be remembered for her well delivered role on TV series Tinsel and Living in Bondage.
May her soul rest in peace.