Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Obi Madubogwu is dead.

According to Daily Post, the actor who has been battling diabetes and acute diabetic foot ulcers for many years passed on Monday, August 28, 2017.

Obi became popular for his role in the blockbuster ‘Battle of Musanga’ were he played the lead role.

The late actor also produced and starred in ‘Conspiracy’ alongside Onyeka Onwenu, Charles Okafor, Larry Koldsweat and Nkem Owoh.

Some months ago, he expressed his heartfelt thanks to all those who responded to the call for help and stated plans were being made to fly him out to the United States for the final stage of his treatment.

According to reports the family of the deceased will be taking his remains to his home state today, Tuesday, August 29, 2017.

May his soul rest in peace.