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Veteran Nollywood actor, Elder Maya passes on

Nollywood actor Martins Njubuigbo, popularly known as Elder Maya, will no longer be gracing our TV screens.

The Nigerian actor breathed his last this past week after succumbing to a liver disease, according to media reports in the West African country that announced this unfortunate development.

The media attributed the announcement to fellow actor Yomi Fabiyi, via his official Instragram page. The actor was famous of starring in unique roles, mostly as a village chief priest, elder or even a witchdoctor.

Maya’s death brings to four the number of prominent Nollywood actors who have passed on in 2016. Others are Olamide David, Mike Odachi, Festus Aguebor and Bukky Ajayi.