Veteran Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu has debunked rumours of him being sick and soliciting for money to treat himself.
A Facebook user, Mohammed Isah had posted in a group that the actor was really sick and in need of money for treatment. Isah also asked members of the group to pray for Agu.
Debunking the news via his Instagram page, Agu wrote: “Good morning my people
Please disregard any foolish post on Facebook by anybody saying am SICK and SOLICITING for MONEY, I’m in a perfect good health condition, i will never ask anybody for A DIME neither am I on FACEBOOK.
“Yesterday I got over 500 calls from Friends Fans And Family who want to know if the stories that they read on Facebook was TRUE
“I’M NOT ON FACEBOOK
“Now I don’t know who started this nonsense stories of them being DEAD NOT ME but one thing I know is that all the people that started this story and posted it on Facebook will DIE before me in the name Chukwu Okike Abiama. Iseeeeeeeeeee
“IF YOU SEE SUCH NONSENSE POST ON FACEBOOK PLEASE REPORT THE OWNER OF THE ACCOUNT.”
Facebook is notorious for unverified claims, with actor Odunlade Adekola and actress, Mercy Johnson being the most targeted.