Veteran actor Usman Baba Pategi, widely known as Samanja Mazan Fama, has breathed his last at the age of 84.
The revered Hausa film actor, based in Kaduna, passed away around 12:15 am on Sunday.
Mohammad Usman, one of his sons, confirmed the heartbreaking news, sharing that his father departed from this world with two wives and 12 children in his loving memory.
“He died at the age of 84 and left behind two wives and 12 children,” Mohammad revealed.
The late actor’s funeral prayer is scheduled to take place at 10 am at a mosque in Kabala Costain, Kaduna.