Ambassador Cornel Udofia, the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of The Gladiators Magazine, has revealed that the news of Chico Ejiro’s death on Christmas day came to him as a rude shock which resulted in an emotional break down for him throughout that day.
Udofia who is also the founder and coordinator of The Gladiators of Repute, a group that consists of elite personalities as members, passionately expressed his pains over the demise of Chico Ejiro who he described as an outstanding all round entertainment practitioner.
With a heavy heart and deep emotional pain, he said
“Until his death, Chico was a proud member of CMC Gladiators of Repute group since 2015 when the group was created.
“Words alone cannot express how heart piercing the death of Chico Ejiro is to me. I’m talking about a man that I respect and hold in high esteem!
“I have cancelled all my appointments for the Christmas, infact I still can’t believe that Chico that I spoke with just last week is dead.
“You mean Chico Ejiro’s night is now silent forever? Please tell me it’s just a terrible dream.”
Chico was an authentic Nollywood pioneer and a great hero who will be remembered for his inimitable qualities and contributions in the movie industry.
His unique style made Nollywood the most efficient film industry.
Chico Ejiro who had just concluded directing his new movie on Christmas Eve, allegedly died in the early hours of Friday from a seizure.
His remains has been deposited at an undisclosed morgue waiting for burial arrangement.