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Nollywood Producer “Bambino” Is Dead

Nigerian movie industry known as Nollywood is currently in a mourning mood after news broke that popular producer Chukwudi Anachina, aka Bambino died yesterday, June 16.

Anachina was said to have died after a long battle with an undisclosed illness.

A member of Board of Trustees of Association of Nollywood Core Producers (ANCOP), Chris Ekejimbe, confirmed the news via a WhatsApp group on Saturday afternoon saying he just spoke with the deceased’s wife who confirmed the news.

“Just spoke with his wife. He is dead,” Ekejimbe said

Also movie producer, Fidelis Duker confirmed Ananchina’s death on his Facebook page.

Anachina was a popular member of the production crew of a popular TV series in the 1990s entitled “Our House”. He featured regularly in the programme which was anchored by Tony One Week.

 

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Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

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