Unidentified Gunmen Attack Kills Four in Cameroon, Nollywood’s Sylvester Madu Escapes Unharmed

Unidentified Gunmen Attack Kills Four in Cameroon, Nollywood’s Sylvester Madu Escapes Unharmed

Nollywood Actor Sylvester Madu Narrowly Escapes Armed Attack in Cameroon

Nollywood actor Sylvester Madu, known for his skillful performances, faced a life-threatening situation during a recent visit to Bamenda, Cameroon.

This incident unfolded as he was working on a film project, drawing the attention of enthusiastic Cameroonian fans.

The Attack:

On the night of Saturday, November 25, around ten o’clock, unidentified gunmen unleashed violence at a local drinking establishment where Sylvester Madu and others were present.

The chaotic scene resulted in the tragic deaths of four individuals and serious injuries to over ten others.

Fortunate Escape:

Miraculously, Sylvester Madu emerged unharmed from the horrifying incident.

The prompt response of the Cameroonian police played a crucial role in averting further harm and ensuring the safety of the Nollywood actor.

Confirmation from Film Company:

The film company that had invited Sylvester Madu to Cameroon for the shoot released a press statement confirming the harrowing events.

The statement provided details about the purpose of Madu’s visit, the incident at the Big G VIP venue, and the subsequent police intervention.

Press Statement Excerpt:

The press release, issued by DAMA Films, highlighted the purpose of Sylvester Madu’s visit for a movie advocating against hard drug addiction.

It outlined the sequence of events during the snooker championship at Big G VIP, the outbreak of gunshots, and the unfortunate casualties.

Aftermath and Apology:

The film company expressed deep regret over the incident, acknowledging the need for better measures in ensuring the safety of everyone involved in future projects.

The statement also conveyed condolences to the families of the deceased and assured ongoing police investigations for accountability.


This shocking incident serves as a reminder of the unpredictability of life, even for well-known figures like Sylvester Madu.

The collaborative efforts of law enforcement and the film company’s reflections on safety measures underscore the gravity of the situation and the importance of prioritizing security in the entertainment industry.


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