Nollywood actor, Prince James Uche passes on after 2 years of illness
By Rita Chioma
Actor, Prince James Uche, who has been battling with diabetes, blindness, BP and kidney disease, has died.
The veteran actor, died this afternoon March 8th at a private hospital in Festac town, where he had been for two years now.
According to a statement issued by the committee of actors rallying for financial support for him, he had been unconscious for the past 5 days and was on his way for dialysis in an ambulance when he died at 2:15pm.
He was scheduled to travel to India this Saturday for further treatment. He was 55 years old.
According to statement from Prince James Uche’s colleagues who have been rallying round for his medical bills abroad, his condition had worsened since Sunday morning and passed on this afternoon.
”WE THE CAMPAIGN TEAM CHIOMA OKOYE RITA EDOCHIE EMEKA OJUKWU (TORINO) EJIRO OKURAME. (
SAVEPRINCEJAMESUCHECAMPAIGNTEA M). We regret to be the bearers of this sad news, but our COLLEAGUE, father, husband [PRINCE JAMES UCHE) passed on [Wednesday] from complications following Diabetes Blindness, BP, kidney.He has been experiencing fever, strange blood infection, and strange blisters on his legs for the past three days after he secured his Visa before he passed on today Wednesday March 8th in the Ambulance on his way for Dialysis at 2:15pm.. He was meant to travel this Saturday March 11th to India for his surgery…We sincerely want to thank everyone who donated to save this great man…we shall keep you all posted…’‘, Actress Ejiro Okurame wrote.