Eddie Ugbomah is dead. The creative man who directed and produced films such as the Boy is Good and Apalara, the Rise and Fall of Oyenusi, died on Saturday in Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) in Idi-Araba at about 1PM.
Last month, the 78-year-old filmmaker came to the public with his ailment seeking for help to cover his medical bills.
“I have the permission of the Chair of the Chief Eddie Ugbomah Medical Fund Committee Alhaji Adedayo Thomas (DG, NFVCB) to break the news of the passage into eternity of the Veteran Filmmaker Chief Eddie Ugbomah, OON. The veteran filmmaker died an hour ago at the hospital where he was scheduled to undergo a surgery on Monday. Sad..but we totally submit to the Almighty,” the statement read.