By Abimbola Emmanuel
Veteran Nollywood actor, Joshua Johnson is dead. The actor reportedly died on Thursday after battling with an undisclosed illness.
His death came as a rude shock to most of his colleagues as some of them took to social media to mourn the passing away of the film star.
A filmmaker, Abel Alechenu, took to his Instagram page where stated that the actor’s death hit him hard and hoped it was a dream.
He wrote: “This one HIT differently, but all I can say is “IT IS WELL”, when I called your phone and it rang, I thought all I heard were rumours, until I was told by the voice which was not yours, that you have gone to be with the Lord.
“I wish I could just hear that it’s one of your so many jokes…..”Uncle Josh”, “Old man!” As I always called you, our last conversation was our normal jokes fa, haba uncle Josh….May God comfort your immediate family and we your friends and fans, thanks for all the memories. God rest your soul.”
Actress Elvina Ibru wrote: “Josh, why na???? The plan we had sitting under that tree on set, was yam porridge at my place, not this. This was not the plan at alllll! Kai. Sleep well my brother. Sleep well.”
Johnson was one of the popular acts in the movie industry and spent over two decades entertaining fans on TV.
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