Tragedy hits Nollywood as actor Gbenga Akintunde aka Burger dies of malaria

Yoruba actor, Gbega Akintunde popularly known as Burger, has passed on.

It appears the year 2019 may have started on a really bad note for the family and friends of Nollywood actor, Gbenga Akintunde also known as Burger, who recently past on. According to actor, Kunle Afod who broke the news, Burger died after complaining of malaria.

Sharing the tragic news on Instagram, Afod wrote: “You called yesterday to confirm if I will still be holding my new year party today and I was called this afternoon that you are no more …BURGER..Heard u went to the hospital to complain about malaria this afternoon and in few hours u are in the mortuary… this is so sad ……Planning to celebrate you in few days time …imagine the shock and tears ..Oye olorun”

May his soul rest in peace. This is coming shortly after popular Nigerian DJ Xgee took his own life.

According to reports, Xgee ingested insecticide known as Sniper due to some marital issues. Moments before his death, the DJ took to his Instagram page to pen down a final message to the world. The burial was held a day after he passed on at the Ikoyi cemetery. Only close friends and family were present to pay their last respect.

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