Nollywood actress dies after prolonged battle with ovarian cancer, colleagues mourn

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The Yoruba extraction of Nollywood has lost another fast-rising star, Gbemi Anjola to the cold hands of death.

According to reports, the 33-year-old actress died on Friday, the 24th of March, 2023, after a prolong battle with ovarian cancer.

Gbemi was diagnosed with the ailment in 2021. As a result of this, she traveled to Dubai, UAE for chemotherapy which lasted about six months.

After her medical treatment in Dubai, she came back to Nigeria cancer-free. On Friday, the 25th of March, 2023, the actress complained of memory loss and headache.

She was rushed to the hospital, but, unfortunately, Gbemi was pronounced dead.

The tragic news was shared by the late actor’s colleagues, Itele and Zainab Balogun who mourned her on their Instagram pages.

Nkechi Blessing, Kunle Afod and Biodun Okeowo all took to their colleagues’ comment section to drop their condolences.

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