Nollywood actress, Doris Chima is dead.
An24 understands that the veteran actress died after a battle with breast cancer.
She was diagnosed with the ailment in 2020.
The chairman of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Lagos state chapter, Emeka Rising Ibe, who confirmed her demise, expressed shock over the sad incident.
Ibe described Chima as a dedicated member and a good woman.
He said, “She called me last week and pleaded due to ill health not to remove her from the verification exercise I embarked on to ascertain true members of the guild in Lagos.
“Yesterday morning, I got a call that she was dead. Though I am yet to visit the family but it is a great loss for us. I pray for the repose of her soul.”
Chima’s death came barely 24-hour after Nollywood producer, Kunle Agboola, passed away in the United States.
A statement signed by Lanre Agboola for the family, said the late Kunle Agboola died of kidney related problem at the age of 53.