Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu is dead. In a statement by his close friend and journalist, Sam Anokam, Asuzu died on Tuesday night. He was 37.
Asuzu began his acting career in the ’90s and rose to prominence after he starred in the 1997 Nollywood classic, ‘Rituals’
He was the toast of Nollywood until his career nosedived after he came down with a stroke in 2015 which affected his speech. He was also bedridden for three years.
Asuzu has tried unsuccessfully since then to return to Nollywood and music after an eight-year hiatus.