|Type||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
Sadiq Abubakar Daba, known simply as Sadiq Daba (died 3 March 2021) was a Nigerian actor and broadcaster. In 2015, he won Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as “Inspector Waziri” in October 1. He died on 3 March 2021.
He had his secondary education at St. Edward’s Secondary School. He got higher degrees in many institutions including Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria.
Daba has worked as a broadcaster for Nigerian Television Authority. His acting career came to prominence in the late 1970s, starring in Cockcrow at Dawn.
The Fight with Cancer
Daba announced his diagnosis of Leukemia and Prostate Cancer in 2017 and was supported with fundraising by several Nigerians including Josephine Obiajulu Odumakin, Mabel Oboh. On 3 February 2018, Daba joined Project Pink Blue
to walk against cancer to commemorate World Cancer Day.
He died on the 3rd of March, 2021.