Veteran Nollywood actor, Rich Oganiru, has died weeks after reports of his unfavourable health condition surfaced online.
On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, he died after being ill for weeks without funds to cater for him.
A few days ago, a video of Rich Oganiru lying in his sickbed, begging for financial assistance, was sent across social media by one of his colleagues with the caption, “Please, everyone should reach out before he dies.
Having featured in over 200 movies that include Queen of Hasso Rock, Wasted Effort, Pay Day, Lacrima, Stoneface in Love, Givers Never Lack, His Majesty, Yellow Fe Rich Odichinma Azu ver, My Destiny, Battle Of The Rich, Political Control, Touching Love, Total Control, and Last Confession as well as many others.
In 2012, the Nollywood actor was arrested for killing his wife in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory.
According to reports received, Oganiru was arrested following a petition laid down by his wife’s relations, who claimed he’s responsible for her death.
Oganiru, before his death, held the role of Corporate Marketing Consultant to the Abuja Chapter of AGN, an Evangelist with the Davidical Order Ministry.
He prided himself as one who discovered, developed, exposed, empowers, and evangelizes musicians, actors, and artists to be relevant in their different churches with his nondenominational outreach for the entertainment industry.