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JUST IN: Popular Nollywood actress Doris Chima dies of cancer

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JUST IN: Popular Nollywood actress Doris Chima dies of cancer



Tears flowed freely in the Nollywood industry on Monday after news filtered in that another professional colleague, actress Doris Chima had died.

Chima, who was a foundation member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria and Lagos AGN former vice-chairperson, died after a long-fought battle with cancer.

The NATION reported that Chima had breast cancer with the affected breast surgically removed in 2020 after she was diagnosed to prevent further damage.

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Confirming the sad news, Lagos chairman of the AGN, Emeka Rising Ibe, said he is still in shock over the sad incident as Chima was a dedicated member and good woman.

“She called me last week and pleaded due to ill health not to remove her from the verification exercise that I embarked on to ascertain true members of the guild in Lagos.

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

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