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Sadiq Daba Biography And Profile by happysharing: 1:36pm On Mar 06, 2021
Who Was Abubakar Sadiq Daba - (https://www.nairagent.com/sadiq-daba-biography-and-profile)?
Sadiq Daba (Abubakar Sadiq Daba), a Nigerian Nollywood veteran actor, producer and director who spent about 40 years of his life behind and in front of the camera. Daba, a national treasure and broadcaster of great renown at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), was also a producer, director, news editor, and radio producer.

Some of his popular series and movies are Cock Crow at Dawn, Behind the Clouds, Ripples, Village Headmaster, Moment of Truth, October 1.

When Nollywood was at its teething stage, Daba was one of the iconic stars who graced the screen. He starred in ‘Nightmare’, a 1995 film by Zik Zulu which starred Sandra Achums, Pete Edochie, Onyeka Onwenu among others.

At the rise of ‘New Nollywood’, Daba was picked to play the detective Danladi Waziri in Kunle Afolayan’s 2014 movie ‘October 1’. His peerless performance fetched him an Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) in 2015. In 2016, Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) bestowed the Industry Merit Award on him.

‘October 1’ proved not the be the last time Daba would work with Afolayan. Last year 2020, when he embarked on ‘Citation’, he tapped Daba for a role.

Death Of Abubakar Sadiq Daba:
Sadiq Daba, a veteran actor and broadcaster who breathed life to many characters on TV, died on 3 Wednesday, March 2021, evening, at the Ayinke General hospital in Ikeja, Lagos, after a long battle with leukaemia and prostate cancer.

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