Reports have been confirmed that Chizoba Boye, Nollywood actress and wife to a veteran filmmaker Sam Boye has died.
Chizoba Boye battled with diabetes, stroke, and high blood pressure for several years now. After an attack on Sunday night, she was rushed to a hospital but was confirmed dead by Monday morning.
Until her demise, Chizoba Boye was an actress, producer, and presenter. She featured on Mnet’s prime series Tinsel as ‘Aunty Abike’.
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Boye made her strong debut after she starred in Living in Bondage 1992. Her series ‘Kanyi Si Ebi’ helped set up the Igbo Channel on DSTV. She managed Purple Pictures, a film production company, alongside her husband Sam Boye.
They had been married for fifteen years and recently celebrated their anniversary. Chizoba Boye’s death at 53.
On Monday, Nollywood filmmakers and film lovers who had fallen in love with the actress, took to social media to mourn her.
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