Nollywood Loses Actor Gbenga Richards

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Late Gbenga Richards

Nollywood on Thursday morning suffered another actor, Oluwagbemiga Adefolalu better known as Gbenga Richards, reportedly died after battling an unknown ailment.

The once vibrant actor, who was a force to reckon with in the 1990’s and early 2000’s, according to reports suffered from a series of ailments and raising money for his treatment became difficult because he had fallen on hard times.
Richards’ first appearance as an actor was to represent Nigeria with Hubert Ogunde at the Second World Black and African Festival of African Culture (FESTAC) in 1977. He also featured in such blockbuster flicks as ‘Sango’, ‘Mirror In The Sun’, ‘Betrayal by Love’, ‘Fighting Machine’ among a host of others.

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