Nollywood actor Matthew Alkali dies on movie set

Nigerians are currently mourning the death of Nollywood actor, Matthew Alkali, popularly known as The Bishop.

The Nigerian actor is reported to have died while on a movie set on Tuesday, March 24.

36-year-old Matthew Alkali was popular for his role in the Africa Magic drama series, ‘Halita’.

Nigerian filmmaker, Dimbo Atiya broke the news of Matthew’s demise on Facebook.

He said the Kaduna-born actor died “suddenly while he was filming on a set for an epic movie in a village near Keffi, Nasarawa State.”

“Familiar Grounds Media would like to send our deepest condolences to the family of Alkali Mathew who played the character of Dareng on the TV Series, Halita. He was one of our much-valued cast, who died on March 24.

“This extremely sad event took place suddenly while he was filming on another set for an Epic movie in a village near Keffi.

“This has come as a rude shock to us all and we pray that the Lord will grant his family the fortitude to bear this great loss”.

The family of the Nollywood actor is yet to make a statement after the demise of their son.

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