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Africa Magic pays tribute to Sam Loco Efe

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Africa Magic pays tribute to Sam Loco Efe

By Yejide Gbenga-Ogundare


As a tribute to veteran late Nollywood star, Sam Loco Efe, AfricaMagic has announced that it will honour the film icon with a special movie festival dedicated to him in October. Citing his dedication to the industry and the hours of entertainment he provided to movie lovers, M-Net Managing Director, Biola Alabi and AfricaMagic Channel Head, Juniper Musa sent their condolences to his family, friends and fans.

"It is with deep regret and sadness that we learnt of the passing of Sam Loco Efe. A true giant of the industry, he will be greatly missed by many, who appreciated and applauded him for his commitment to his craft. We hope to shine a spotlight on his legacy by providing audiences with a movie festival of some of his best remembered roles. Further, we want to extend our sincere sympathies to all who loved and admired him. He was in every way a Nollywood icon whose contributions to the industry were vast, varied and valued."

Movies included in the AfricaMagic 'Sam Loco Efe' festival in October will include: Out of Sight (Parts 1 and 2), Heart of Stone (Parts 1 and 2), Boundless Love, Great Ancestors, Eternal, Mr. Lecturer and Marcus de Millionaire (Part 1 and 2). In addition to the movie festival, AfricaMagic will screen profiles of the star and a commemorative message on air. - Nigerian news, entertainment news, nollywood, naija, Nigeria, West Africa

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