Veteran Nollywood Actor And Former Broadcaster, Sadiq Daba Diagnosed With Leukemia

Date: 08-09-2017 9:47 am (6 years ago) | Author: CLARA JANCITA
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Sadiq Daba, who is popular for his role in "Cockrow at Dawn" has been diagnosed with Leukemia. Writing on his Facebook page, veteran filmmaker Sonny McDonald said,
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"Dear colleagues and friends in Nollywood, especially some of us that date back to NTA Days, please put a call to  Uncle  Sadiq Daba.
"He needs your voice of strength please... 08024343157."
When a follower asked what was wrong with Daba, McDonald said "he is diagnosed with Leukemia."
Daba took to Facebook to thank everyone who has sympathized with him. He also revealed that he is responding to treatment.
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"I am not dead nor dying I!! God has been and will Always be faithful to me and my plight, because that is my covenant with Him !!!!
"My doctors have been wonderful and I am responding to treatment. .....my love and thanks to all those who have called to sympathize and empathize with me.....God bless you,"
he wrote.
A news anchor, reporter, actor and editor, Sadiq has worked at  RKTV, Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) (formerly known as NTV) Sokoto, NTPC Lagos and NTA Lagos.
His role as Bitrus in the 1970s drama “Cockcrow at Dawn” brought his acting career into the limelight.

In 2015, he won Best Actor for his role as  in "October 1" at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). In 2016, Sadiq Daba received the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the growth of the Nigerian film industry.
The renowned veteran is also popular for films and soap operas including: "Behind the Clouds", "A Place like Home", "Soweto", and "Moment of Truth". We wish the actor a quick recovery.


Posted: at 8-09-2017 09:47 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
- ruthie at 8-09-2017 10:01 AM (6 years ago)
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get well soon sir
Posted: at 8-09-2017 10:01 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- Patrioti at 8-09-2017 10:04 AM (6 years ago)
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I will sue Naijapals for aiding and abetting over the mute they kept on Buhari health but busy broadcasting others health situation. I beg, na joke ooo.
Posted: at 8-09-2017 10:04 AM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Floyd29 at 8-09-2017 10:51 AM (6 years ago)
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God will help you 0
Posted: at 8-09-2017 10:51 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- kacylee at 8-09-2017 07:55 PM (6 years ago)
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oh my.... u are a legend

Posted: at 8-09-2017 07:55 PM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- tegonwa at 9-09-2017 04:32 AM (6 years ago)
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Heiya Get Well Soon.May God See You Through.Amen.Nawaa O!
Posted: at 9-09-2017 04:32 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Oworen25 at 9-09-2017 07:44 AM (6 years ago)
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We will all pray for you to get well soon
Posted: at 9-09-2017 07:44 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- yawa_don_gas at 16-09-2017 03:43 AM (6 years ago)
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Please please hold on, why e be say everywhere I take even when I wan hide yawa dey there?
Why why?
Na yawa life, yawa goes on
Posted: at 16-09-2017 03:43 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- BournIdentity at 22-09-2017 02:19 PM (6 years ago)
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Roll Eyes                                                                           
Posted: at 22-09-2017 02:19 PM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Novic at 25-09-2017 11:20 AM (6 years ago)
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This is serious ooooo..... make I just dey waka pass..... abeg I dey waka pass, I will come and comment later.
This one weak me ooooo, well life must goes on.
I dey waka come bare
Posted: at 25-09-2017 11:20 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- BournIdentity at 26-09-2017 06:31 AM (6 years ago)
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