Veteran Filmmaker, Chief Eddie Ugbomah, had died in Lagos.
He died in Saturday even as he was undergoing treatment for an undisclosed ailment.
The news was broken by entertainment journalist, Shuiabu Hussein, on a WhatsApp group.
He wrote: “have the permission of the Chair of the Chief Eddie Ugbomah Medical Fund Committee Alhaji Adedayo Thomas (DG, NFVCB) to break the news of the passage into eternity of the Veteran Filmmaker Chief Eddie Ugbomah, OON. The veteran filmmaker died an hour ago at the hospital where he was scheduled to undergo a surgery on Monday.
Sad..but we totally submit to the Almighty.”