Brymo Uchegbu, one of the most-sought-after actors in Nigeria, died on Wednesday night. The actor, popularly known as Don Brymo, reportedly passed away in his sleep.
Mayor Ofoegbu, Don Brymo’s colleague, confirmed the sad news. He posted a message of tribute on the demise of the Nollywood actor Don Brymo. He said, “Plan for tomorrow but live for today. Tomorrow is not guaranteed. I wrote those lines on my WhatsApp status yesterday evening. My man, my 5 & 6, Don Brymo Uchegbu, passed away in his sleep.” He said that he received the tragic news on Thursday morning.
How did Don Brymo die?
According to reports by PKBNews, Don Brymo Uchegbu died while shooting for a film in Ahoada, Port-Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Reportedly, he slumped while shooting for the film. The actor breathed his last aged 56. He was reportedly taken to the hospital. According to reports, he died at the hospital while sleeping. According to doctors, the Nollywood actor suffered a partial stroke which led to high blood pressure.
Harry B Anyanwo, Nigerian veteran actor and musician, said that he went to Port-Harcourt to meet Don Brymo Uchegbu on the film set, however, before he reached the set he had received the sad news of Don Brymo’s death.
He reportedly said, “I returned to Asaba yesterday from Lagos, and was planning to travel to Port-Harcourt, to meet him on set, before I had this sad news this morning. I just posted one of the videos I did with him alongside his own video, where he was saying people should appreciate him, while he was alive, and not when he’s gone.”
The veteran actor joined the Nollywood film industry in early 2000. He did acting in several Nollywood films.