BY RITA OKOYE
Actor, Prince James Uche who has been battling with Diabetes, Blindness, BP and kidney disease, has died.
The veteran actor, died Wednesday afternoon at a private medical hospital in Festac town area of Lagos where he had been for two years.
Hospital sources said the past five days had been hectic for the veteran actor as he had been unconscious and was being taken 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 the late actor’s colleagues who have been rallying round for his medical bills abroad, he started behaving funny since Sunday morning and passed on this afternoon.
”WE THE CAMPAIGN TEAM CHIOMA OKOYE RITA EDOCHIE EMEKA OJUKWU (TORINO) EJIRO OKURAME. (SAVEPRINCEJAMESUCHECAMPAIGNTEAM). We regret to be the bearers of this sad news, but our COLLEAGUE, father, husband [PRINCE JAMES UCHE) passed on Wednesday following complications from 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. (The Sun)