Reactions continue to pour in, following the death of Presidential aide, Mr. Oronto Douglas who died in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Mr. Douglas who was 49 at the time of his death is referred to by many as a friend and ally of Nollywood. He also helped facilitate the relationship between President Jonathan and the movie industry which made it possible for Nollywood to receive N3billion from the president.
It therefore comes as no surprise that actors and actresses have joined in expressing their sadness at the demise of the lawyer and activist from Bayelsa state. A few of them including, Uduak Isong, Kunle Afolayan and Mildred Okwo took to their twitter and Instagram pages to express their shock and sadness, as well as pay their respects.
Check out their tweets below.
Adieu dear friend! The tears won’t stop! I will miss you Oronto Douglas! Nollywood Patron and friend.… https://t.co/XsDlGH5OEL
— Omoni Oboli (@Omonioboli) April 9, 2015
Oronto Douglas is dead? Such sad News. May his soul rest in peace. — Uduak Isong (@Uduakisong) April 9, 2015
RIP Goodman! pic.twitter.com/h1mA56piL3
— Kunleafolayan (@kunleafolayan) April 9, 2015