The movie industry has been thrown into a state of mourning following the death of actress, Uduak Akrah.
The screen star who is a graduate of creative art from the University of Lagos, is reported to have died on Saturday, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
Colleagues of the actress have since confirmed the news of her death on social media, saying she died on Saturday, following injuries sustained from a fatal fall in the bathroom.
Popular filmmaker Charles Novia said;
“I just heard from someone close to her and her family in Abuja. She suffered complications in the past few months from a nasty fall in the bathroom,”
The actress who is based in Abuja was said to have been ill from the accident for some time, and was eventually brought to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
Described by colleagues as a versatile entertainer both on screen and on stage, Uduak Akrah, a graduate of Creative Art from the University of Lagos, was also an event planner and singer before her death.
Iyen Agbonifo speaking on her death said;
“Fantastic actress on stage and screen… An Akokite, calm and gentle, may her soul rest perfectly in peace,”
She is known for films like ‘Emotional Crack’ and ‘Bafana Bafana’.