Nollywood, music stars mourn Keshi

Nollywood, music stars mourn Keshi
Nollywood star Mistura Asunramu Alao

by Staff Reporter

Wednesday Jun 08, 2016. 15:52

Nigerian actors and musicians have joined in mourning late Stephen Keshi, who passed on earlier today.

The entertainers were shocked with the death of ‘The Big Boss’ as they paid glowing tributes to the departed coach.

READ: Top South Africans salute Keshi

Nollywood star Uche Jombo-Rodriguez said she has been shocked by Keshi's death.

"I am in shock. #RIP to a true legend of Nigerian football #RIPKESHI🙏  #stephenkeshi," she tweeted.

Another Nollywood icon, Genevieve Nnaji, was not left out as she tweeted: "One of only two men to win the Africa Cup of Nations both as a player and a coach. Another legend gone."

Nollywood star, Mistura Asunramu Alao told that Keshi's death shocked her and that football world as lost a class act.

"I was shocked when I read the news, it was hard to believe. The entire football world has lost a top class act. He is a legend that will be remembered forever. I pray for his children at this time," she told

‘Koko Master’ D'Banj tweeted: "Oh My God! hmm... Rest in Peace Stephen Keshi."

Movie act and comedian Babatunde Bernard, known as ‘Baba Tee’, simply posted on Instagram: "RIP Stephen Keshi."

Another movie actor, Kunle Afod, announced on Instagram: "RIP great man of honour. Stephen Keshi, Nigerians will miss you."

By Olusola Alao

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