The remains of Veteran Actor, Sam Obiago will be buried today, February, 11 in his hometown Asaba, Delta State.
Daddy Sam as he was popularly called died on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at the age of 57 years.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, in a statement by its Director of Communications, Monalisa Chinda,
had declared Saturday, 11 as “No Shoot Day” to enable members participate fully in the burial ceremony.
The letter was addressed to Presidents and Heads of Guilds and Association in Nollywood, and it reads, “The National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas has declared a No Shoot Day on February 11, 2022 in Asaba Delta State to enable AGN members attend the burial of Late Sam Obiago a veteran Actor.
“The AGN President appealed to them to permit the Guild’s members on their production sets to observe a ‘No Shoot Day ‘ on the date set for burial to enable members take part in the final burial ceremony.”
As the late Sam Obiago is buried today, Buzzministry has compiled the following details about the great actor;
- Sam Obiago was a Nigerian born Nollywood actor, film maker, TV personality and movie producer from Asaba, Delta State
–He is reported to have featured in over 100 Nollywood movies.
–He was a delight of most local movie lovers and a lot of people loved him for his charming look. He was just a handsome, tall man, ebony dark man
–Sam mostly played the roles of a wealthy father and husband, strict father, king, sugar daddy and native doctor
–He has acted with the bests in Nollywood and often acted with the following Joyce Kalu, Destiny Etiko, Yul Edochie and Chinenye Mba
–Before coming into acting, he was in the banking industry Obiago had a career in the banking.
He worked with ECOBANK, Access Bank and was also the Managing Director and CEO of FINCRAFT Sarl Lt.
–He joined Nollywood only in 2013 and within a short time rose to become among the popular faces on screen
–Sam was married to a beautiful wife and the marriage was blessed with lovely children