Veteran Nollywood actor, Romanus Amuta by name but popularly known for his role ‘Natty’ in ‘New Masquerade’, is dead.
Romanus died at the age of 79 in a hospital in Lagos after battling a protracted ailment.
His first child, Chukwuma Amuta, confirming his death in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu, described him as a caring father who did his best to raise his children.
“Yes! My father died this morning in Lagos after a protracted illness,” he told NAN.
In 2014, information of his loss of life went viral however the deceased debunked it, revealing that Ibinabo Fiberesima and different colleagues donated finances for his treatment.
Amuta, who’s an indigene of Ukana, in Udi LGA of Enugu State, got here into the limelight after he featured withinside the `New Masquerade`.
The TV collection became one of the maximum famous with inside the 80s. Amuta is survived via way of means of Cordelia, his wife, and 6 children.