Actor Alkali Matt dies while filming on set, amidst rumours of being coronavirus positive

Actor Alkali Matt dies while filming on set, amidst rumours of being coronavirus positive

Nollywood prolific actor, Alkali Matt, popularly known as Dareng, has died suddenly while filming on set.

The actor demised occured on 24th March at around 7pm. Dimbo Atiya who shared the news on Facebook said Matt passed "suddenly while he was filming on a set for an epic movie in a village near Keffi."

He is popular for his role as Dareng in the African Magic series "Halita."

However, controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo is claiming the actor died because he had contact with someone who tested positive for Coronavirus at the AMVCA 7.

She wrote:

#Breaking, Dareng died today on the set of his movie. He was EXPOSED to someone with #Covid19. People are dropping like flies in NYC and Italy. I have warned and warned. Pls go into #selfisolation, stop filming at this time. Someone on that set was infected. I tweeted all day. Matt Alkali was only 36yo. A very careful autopsy should be done. Virus is always active and bodies should be cremated #RIP young man. NOLLYWOOD #dosomething
#IJcovid19 #CommunityQuarantine #CoronaCrisis #coronavirusinnigeria"

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