Nollywood is mourning the loss of ‘God Calling’ actor, Karibi Fubara who recently passed on from cancer.
News of the actor’s death was received with shock on Wednesday afternoon and in no time, tributes began to pour in from colleagues and filmmakers.
‘La Femme Anjola’ director, Mildred Okwo wrote on Twitter:
“Karibi had character poise and quiet dignity.
Traits we need so much in our industry.
I truly love this picture because i spent a good part of the evening watching him and his many facial expressions and ohh he had them! God be with you.
Thanks for fighting the good fight.
The actor opened up about his battle with a cancerous tumor in 2020.
He shared via his Instagram handle that he had surgery to take out 90% of the tumor.
Producer of the ‘Smart Money Woman’ series, Arese Ugwu, mourned the late actor saying, “Such sad sad news.
Life can be so cruel.
RIP Karibi Fubara.
Ours was a professional relationship but you were always so kind, so ready to work, such a team player, such a stand up guy with such an incredible talent.
“The world has been robbed of your light.
Thank you for everything.
My prayers are with your family and friends in this difficult time.
May God give them the strength to deal with this loss.
Rest in Power King.
Actress Osas Ighodaro wrote, “Rest In Peace, Karibi.
May God comfort @yolandaokereke, @kalanne_fubara and the entire family.
Karibi, you were such an awesome, passionate and cool guy.
“From New York to Nigeria, we worked together.
You always had such a good spirit and filled with positivity.
I literally messaged you a couple weeks ago to see how you were but didn’t hear back.
You will surely be missed warrior.
Nollywood Stars Mourn Karibi Fubara