Prominent Nollywood Actor Dies On Christmas Day – The prominent Nollywood actor, Chico Ejiro is dead as confirmed by his family members this morning. According to The Punch Newspaper, the actor died in the early hours of Christmas day around 2:00am. Chico Ejioro who is popularly known as Mr Profilic was born in the commercial city of Lagos and has started his movie carrier long time ago.
The President of the Actors Guild Of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas confirmed Chico’s death to The Punch Newspaper. He stated that he just received the devastating news from a family member. Emeka added that he is still consulting the family members to get the appropriate information regarding circumstances around his death.
Ejiro has been ill for about five weeks and was admitted at a hospital in Surulere where he spent a week there. He was later discharged and he went back home to recuperate, but suddenly his health condition deteriorated again yesterday. A family member told The Punch Newspaper that Chico developed high blood pressure which lead to some heart complications which subsequently resulted in his death.
Ejiro was survived by one wife, Joy Ejiro, and they have four children. He also has two brothers: Zeb Ejiro, the best-known of the new Nigerian cinema auteurs outside of the country, and Peter Red Ejiro, who is also a movie producer. May his gentle soul rest in peace.