As the Nollywood Family today observes “No Shooting Day” for the final burial of Late actor #SamObiago, the movie industry has lost yet another veteran.
Romanus Amuta, popularly known for playing Natty in the ‘New Masquerade’, TV series has been declared dead at the age of 79 years. He died after suffering a protracted illness.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that, the deceased’s first son, Chukwuma Amuta, confirmed the sad news in a telephone interview in Enugu.
“Yes! My father d!ed this morning in Lagos after a protracted illness, He is survived by his wife, Cordelia and six children,” he said.
Romanus Amuta, an indigene of Ukana in Udi LGA of Enugu state, reportedly began a career in the media landscape and worked with Daily Times newspaper before delving into the movie industry.
He came to the limelight after featuring in the ‘New Masquerade’ which was one of the most popular TV series in the 80s.
He is survived by Cordelia, his wife, and six children.