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Veteran Nigerian Actress, Doris Chima, Dies of Breast Cancer

A nollywood actress, Doris Chima, has died.

The popular actress died on Sunday, 15th August, 2021 after a long battle with cancer.

She was one founding members of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and former vice chairperson AGN Lagos Chapter.

The news of her death was disclosed by the chairman fo the AGN, Lagos Chapter, Emeka Rising Ibe.

Ibe, who expressed the shock of her death said: “She called me last week and pleaded due to ill health not to remove her from the verification exercise I embarked on to ascertain true members of the guild in Lagos.

“Yesterday morning, I got a call that she was dead. Though I am yet to visit the family, it is a great loss for us. I pray for the repose of her soul.”

Chima had her affected breast cut off in 2020 after being diagnosed of breast cancer to prevent further damage.

She would be remembered for her contributions to the Nigerian movie industry.

May her soul Rest In Peace.

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