Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Nollywood producer, Chukwudi Bambino Anachina is dead.
He died in the early hours of today after a long battle with Cancer in a Surulere Lagos hospital.
Popularly known as Bambino, the deceased was also an actor and event compere.
One of his closest friends and mentor, Honourable Tony One Week who disclosed this to our correspondent, described his death as a rude shock
Some of his friends and colleagues have taken to the social media to express their shock as well as pay tribute to his memory.
In a tribute on his Facebook page, Fidelis Duker, a Nollywood producer, confirmed his death on Saturday.
“He was among the few people I spent time with on Thursday, 14th at the Zafaa Global Awards media unveiling before my car was burgled and my laptop amongst other valuable carted away. He was just so engaging and entertaining that afternoon,” he wrote.
“I was with my wife and when I told her Chukwudi Bambino Anachina died today. She screamed, No.
“He wasn’t looking sick. Bambino was a very committed and devoted actor, production manager and highly enterprising creative entrepreneur. Humble, respectful and hardworking.
“I will never forget his role at all the wake keeps/night of tributes organised for departed colleagues.
“Chukwudi was a very instrumental participant who ran the events and showed so much passion to give a befitting respect to those departed colleagues. Now Nollywood will mourn you. Sad and painful exit because you didn’t show any sign you will leave so soon.”