Actor Osuofia pens tribute to late colleague, Sam Loco Efe » ENTERTAINMENT
Ten years after his unexpected demise, Award-winning Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh, professionally known as Osuofia remembers his late colleague, veteran Nollywood actor, Sam Loco Efe who died in 2011.
Osuofia took to Twitter to pay tribute to his late friend whom he referred to as a ‘mentor & an inspiration to actors’, saying that the Nollywood industry lost a rare gem through his death.
In his words;
“Today I remember a very good friend, who was a mentor & an inspiration to actors.
Nollywood indeed lost a rare gem💎 Keep resting in Peace Sam Loco Efe, we all miss you😔.”
Today I remember a very good friend, who was a mentor & an inspiration to actors.
Nollywood indeed lost a rare gem💎
Keep resting in Peace Sam Loco Efe, we all miss you😔 pic.twitter.com/WPPOK8cUeZ
— Nkem Owoh (@realosuofia) February 22, 2021
Sam Loco, died in his sleep at Rapour Hotel, Owerri, Imo State. He was 72.
The actor had just finished a new movie titled ‘The Unknown Prophet’, partially shot in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. He then moved to Owerri to commence editing the film produced by Favour Ogosi.
His hotel room door had to be forced open after he failed to respond to numerous phone calls the following morning.
The movie was dedicated to his memory.