Matt Alkali death

Young Nigerian Actor Matt Alkali dies on Film Set in Nasarawa – See Details

Matt Alkali picturesThe shine of a rising Nigerian Movie Actor Matt Alkali has been snuffed out early as the 36 year old actor died while on a movie set in Nasarawa.

Before his death, Matt Alkali had worked his way up to starring on popular Mnet series ‘Halita’. He played ‘Darang’.

Halita executive producer Dimbo Atiya of Familiar Grounds Media, broke the news of Alkali’s his death on his Instagram page. He offered a series of condolences to the family of the deceased.

“He was one of our much-valued cast, who died on the 24th of March 2020.” Dimbo said “This extremely sad event took place suddenly while he was filming on another set for an Epic movie in a village near Keffi.”

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Commonly known as Bishop, Matt Alkali reportedly battled with Blood clot issues and had been treating it with Orthodox medicine before recently reverting to traditional means.

In tribute, Dimbo shares a scene cut from Halita where Matt Alkali says a final goodbye to Halita.

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This episode aired yestrday 24th March. Matt Alkali passed that evening around 7pm. Like Karachi said "This world is spiritual" A TRIBUTE Dareng is what you were fondly called Halita was who you fondly loved Schorlastica was who you fondly bore Kudus was who you bravely fought We didnt know you would take a bow We couldnt know you would leave this lot We didnt catch you leave the set Director hadnt shouted "Cut!" But there was need from God above To call His gentle giant home You left us here with heavy hearts Despondent, weak and so alone From the Familiar Grounds Media Team We stand attention and salute your spirit As you make your way to heavens gate Good-bye Matt, We love you, and will miss you… every single minute. REST IN POWER MATT ALKALI (DARENG)

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He posts a poem in tribute to the fallen star.

A TRIBUTE
Dareng is what you were fondly called
Halita was who you fondly loved
Schorlastica was who you fondly bore
Kudus was who you bravely fought

We didnt know you would take a bow
We couldnt know you would leave this lot
We didnt catch you leave the set
Director hadnt shouted “Cut!” But there was need from God above
To call His gentle giant home
You left us here with heavy hearts
Despondent, weak and so alone

From the Familiar Grounds Media Team
We stand attention and salute your spirit
As you make your way to heavens gate
Good-bye Matt, We love you, and will miss you… every single minute.

REST IN POWER MATT ALKALI (DARENG)

Matt Alkali

In an interview with Asiribaze Matt ‘holds a degree in Public Administration from the prestigious Abuja University. He is passionate about Fashion, Styles, Photography and everything artistic.

His demise adds to list of Nollywood Actors who have passed away so far this year 2020.

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Alkali Matt has always been a movie buff right from childhood. He started acting from church drama group at the age of 15. According to him, he always had the dream of being on TV someday but didn’t know how to go about it nor who to connect him.’

Luckily, he found his path and excelled in it.

Our hearts go out to his family and those affected by his demise.

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