Nollywood actor, Alkali Matt, popularly known as Dareng, has died.
He was said to have died while filming on set on March 24, 2020.
Dimbo Atiya shared the news of his death on Facebook saying Matt passed on around 7p.m “suddenly while he was filming on a set for an epic movie in a village near Keffi.”
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Atiya also shared a series of tribute to Alkali.
Meanwhile, controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo on her Instagram page claimed the actor died because he was exposed to someone who tested positive to the Coronavirus at the AMVCA 7.
She wrote: “#Breaking, Dareng died today on the set of his movie. He was EXPOSED to someone with #Covid19. People are dropping like flies in NYC and Italy. I have warned and warned. Pls go into #selfisolation, stop filming at this time. Someone on that set was infected. I tweeted all day. Matt Alkali was only 36year. A very careful autopsy should bedone. Virus is always active and bodies should be cremated #RIP, young man. NOLLYWOOD #dosomething