Nollywood had lost another veteran filmmaker, Eddie Ugbomah, has died at the age of 78.
Ugbomah was a Nigerian film director and producer. He had directed and produced films such as the ‘Rise and Fall of Oyenusi’ in 1979, ‘The Boy is Good and Apalara,’ a film about the life and murder of Alfa Apalara in Oko Awo, Lagos. The plot of some of his films are loosely based on real life events, The Rise and Fall of Oyenusi is based on the career of a notorious robber, Ishola Oyenusi.
Ugbomah, who received a national honour from the federal government for his works, died after a long illness.