LAGOS – Veteran actor and distinguished broadcaster, Sadiq Daba, has died around 8.30pm Wednesday (today).
He reportedly died of leukemia in his Marwa Gardens residence, in Ikeja, Lagos.
A top official of NTA confirmed the passing of the veteran broadcaster.
Sadiq, a prolific actor who became a household name in the defunct TV series, Cock Crow At Dawn starring as Bitrus had been battling with cancer for some time of which some good spirited Nigerians like Mr Femi Otedola had helped fund his medical bills both in Nigeria and abroad.
He won many awards both in his career as an actor and a broadcaster
In 2015, he won Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as “Inspector Waziri.”