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Veteran Broadcaster, Sadiq Daba Finally Laid To Rest In Lagos

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Sadiq Daba

The remains of late actor and broadcaster Sadiq Abubakar Daba has been interred according to Islamic rites.

The late Daba was buried at a cemetery in Agege, Lagos State, on Thursday.

The burial took place hours after the actor was announced dead on Wednesday evening.

Daba had a prolonged battle with leukemia and prostate cancer before breathing his last.

The late Daba came to prominence in the late 1970s where he featured in a TV series, Cockcrow at Dawn.

Daba later became a regular feature on the Nigerian Television Authority stations before returning to film prominence after featuring in Kunle Afolayan’s ‘October 1’ movie where he played the role of inspector Waziri.

The actor won an Africa Academy Movie Award for the role.

Prominent Nigerians have been mourning the late actor since the announcement of his passing.

Some of the personalities that have written glowing tributes on the late Daba include former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

Others include Dele Momodu, Kunle Afolayan, Joke Silva, and Olu Jacobs.

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