As a veteran star, Jim Lawson Maduike, died early today, the Nigerian movie industry has also been thrown into mourning. Our Sources found out that the actor had died in his sleep.
The President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, announced his death in a telephone conversation, writing, “It is verified that Jim Lawson is dead.”
The National Secretary of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Abubakar Yakubu, gave more details of his passing, saying that the veteran actor died after attending the burial of his father’s wife in Imo State.
“Jim Lawson’s death is confirmed. What we heard is that he flew to Imo State for his father’s wife’s burial. He got home after the burial and started to complain of bodily pain.
He went to the hospital and several tests were carried out on him by the doctor. They proposed that he should be put in the hospital for admission, but he declined. He insisted that he wanted to go home again. He slept last night and didn’t wake up again when he got home, Yakubu said.
Maduike was a prominent Nollywood actor, radio presenter, writer, voice-over artist, filmmaker, and TV personality before his death.
In 2004, he entered the film industry, where he appeared in many movies.