Coronavirus Allegedly Kills Popular Nollywood Actor Alkali Matt
The sad news of Nigerian actor Alkali Matt who died on set went viral yesterday.
The shocking news of his death has left many asking questions and while many believe he was sick, controversial Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has had her say on his death.
According to Kemi, Alkali “Matt” Mathew also known as “Dareng” of the African Magic series ‘Halita, died after he came in contact with someone who tested positive for the coronavirus.
Kemi Olunloyo, following the demise of the actor, claimed in a post on Instagram and Twitter that Matt died because he had contact with someone who tested positive for Coronavirus at the AMVCA 7.
#Breaking, Dareng died today on the set of his movie. He was EXPOSED to someone with #Covid19. People are dropping like flies in NYC and Italy. I have warned and warned. Pls go into #selfisolation, stop filming at this time. Someone on that set was infected. I tweeted all day. Matt Alkali was only 36yo. A very careful autopsy should be done. Virus is always active and bodies should be cremated #RIP young man. NOLLYWOOD #dosomething
#IJcovid19 #CommunityQuarantine #CoronaCrisis #coronavirusinnigeria
According to Nigerian film maker Dimbo Atiya who shared the sad news of Alkali Matt, the fast-rising Nollywood actor died on set in Keffi, Nasarawa state.