Yesterday the shocking death of Nollywood actor, Alkali “Matt” Mathew also known as “Dareng” of the African Magic series ‘Halita, hit the internet.
Film maker, Dimbo Atiya who took to their Facebook page to share the sad news, revealed that the budding actor died on set in Keffi, Nasarawa state.
Nigerian controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, following the demise of the actor is now claiming that he died because he had contact with someone who tested positive for Coronavirus at the AMVCA 7.
#Breaking, Dareng died today on the set of his movie. He was EXPOSED to someone with #Covid19. People are dropping like flies in NYC and Italy. I have warned and warned. Pls go into #selfisolation, stop filming at this time. Someone on that set was infected. I tweeted all day. Matt Alkali was only 36yo. A very careful autopsy should be done. Virus is always active and bodies should be cremated #RIP young man. NOLLYWOOD #dosomething
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