These demised stars would always be remembered for their role in one way or the other in the development of the Nigerian movie industry- Nollywood.
It’s not an understatement to assert that their death shook Nollywood to its core at the time each of their demise occurred.
They are however remembered for the legacies they left behind.
The death of Sam Loco really got the entertainment industry in Nigeria shaking because he was very popular with his comic roles. Loco died in a hotel room in Owerri where he was editing a film, in August 2011, at age 66.
The Village Headmaster star actor died in February 2013 at age 70. He died of complications from diabetes in a Lagos hospital.