Sadiq Daba was a popular Nigerian actor, broadcaster and academician.
As a broadcaster, he worked with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) for many years. As an actor, he came to prominence in the late 1970s after starring in the ‘Cockcrow at Dawn’.
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Sadiq Daba Profile
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Full name: Sadiq Abubakar Daba
Died: 3rd March 2021
Age: 69 years (2020)
Education: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
Spouse(s): Bolaji Daba
Sadiq Daba Biography and Career
Nigerians born in the 70s will remember Sadiq Daba. He worked as a broadcaster for the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA). His acting career came to prominence in the late 1970s, starring in ‘Cockcrow at Dawn’.
Daba also starred in some new Nollywood movies like ‘Citation’, ‘October 1’, ‘This is my Desire’ and telenovela drama series, ‘Hotel Majestic’.
Sadiq Daba announced his diagnosis of leukemia and prostate cancer in 2017 and was supported with fundraising by several Nigerians including Mabel Oboh and Josephine Obiajulu Odumakin.
On February 3, 2018, the veteran broadcaster joined Project Pink Blue to walk against cancer to commemorate World Cancer Day.
He died on 3 March 2021 at the Ayinka General hospital in Ikeja, Lagos. He is survived by his wife, Bolaji Daba, children and other relatives.