Former People’s Democratic party, PDP, presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has dealt with the death of Sadiq Daba, a former Nollywood actress.
Daba, who was also a former broadcaster on Wednesday night, died after a long battle with leukemia and prostate cancer.
The deceased had been diagnosed with leukemia and prostate cancer in 2017, the same year he was taken out for treatment.
Daba’s career came to prominence in the late 1970s, appearing in Dawn’s Cockcrow.
In response to his death, Atiku prayed for the forgiveness of his sins.
In a tweet, Atiku wrote: “Sorry the cock no longer cries at break of day.
“Sadiq Daba, thank you so much for the joy you have brought into our homes.
“Forgiveness of your sins, and your remembrance as a blessing.”
For his part, Ovation Magazine Dele Momodu said Daba was fighting a “heroic battle. ”
“My dear brother, you have fought a brave battle. Good night and relax in peace. Former actor Sadiq Daba is dead, ”Momodu tweeted.