Ailing Nollywood actor, Prince James Uche has passed on after battling with a kidney related ailment. The actor’s death was revealed in a statement issued by his colleagues Chioma Okoye, Rita Edochie, Emeka Ojukwu and Ejiro Okurame, who have been campaigning to raise money for his treatment.
According to the statement, Uche had been behaving funny since Sunday, March 6, 2017, and finally passed on this afternoon, Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
The statement read:
”WE THE CAMPAIGN TEAM CHIOMA OKOYE RITA EDOCHIE
EMEKA OJUKWU (TORINO) EJIRO OKURAME. (SAVEPRINCEJAMESUCHECAMPAIGNTEAM). We regret to be the bearers of this sad news, but our COLLEAGUE, father, husband [PRINCE JAMES UCHE) passed on [Wednesday] from complications following Diabetes Blindness, BP, kidney.
“He has been experiencing fever, strange blood infection, and strange blisters on his legs for the past three days after he secured his Visa before he passed on today, Wednesday, March 8th in the Ambulance on his way for Dialysis at 2:15 pm.
“He was meant to travel this Saturday, March 11th to India for his surgery…We sincerely want to thank everyone who donated to save this great man…we shall keep you all posted…”, Actress Ejiro Okurame wrote.
By Tony Nwanne