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Filmmaker Otu Njama Dies Hours After Mourning His Colleague Biyi Bandele

Filmmaker Otu Njama Dead Hours After Mourning His Colleague Biyi Bandele
Nigerian Filmmaker, Otu Njama is dead.

Gatekeepers News reports that Njama died on Tuesday night, hours after mourning his colleague, Biyi Bandele.

Judith, the deceased’s sister who confirmed his demise, said Njama was found dead in his home in First Unity estate in Badore, Ajah in Lagos state at about 9pm.

He was said to have seen his doctor who after a check up, told him his blood pressure was about 200, and asked him to rest but he couldn’t because he had a show tomorrow, August 11.

Njama then visited his bar located in the area and after seeing his staff and taking a meal, retired to his home and asked that no one should disturb him. His body was discovered in his home hours later.

According to Judith, drugs for blood pressure control were found in his apartment. She said Njama never told her about his health challenges.

Njama had earlier on Tuesday, joined the Nollywood community to mourn the passing of his colleague, Biyi Bandele.

Bandele was popular for directing ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ and co-directing ‘Blood Sisters’.

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