Nigerian Veteran actor Joshua Johnson is dead

Obiajulu Chiagoziem

Tragedy has struck yet again as Nigerian Nollywood actors guild association loses yet another veteran Actor.

Johnson Joshua, Nigerian Veteran Nollywood Actor was reported dead yesterday, Thursday after battling an undisclosed illness.

He was in the entertainment industry for over two decades now and was still contributing immensely to entertainment as a whole before his demise.

His colleagues all sent their condolences amidst hearing his sudden departure.

“This one HIT differently, but all I can say is “IT IS WELL”, when I called your phone and it rang, I thought all I heard were rumours, until I was told by the voice which was not yours, that you have gone to be with the Lord,” Filmmaker Abel Alechenu wrote.

“I wish I could just hear that it’s one of your so many jokes…..”Uncle Josh”, “Old man!” As I always called you, our last conversation was our normal jokes fa, haba uncle Josh….May God comfort your immediate family and we your friends and fans, thanks for all the memories. God rest your soul.”

“Josh, why na???? The plan we had sitting under that tree on set, was yam porridge at my place, not this. This was not the plan at alllll! Kai. Sleep well my brother. Sleep well,” actress Elvina Ibru wrote.

Before this sudden demise, Johnson became a regular in most of the TV drama series created by AfricaMagic.

We @ veraslounge commiserate with the family on this tragic loss.