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Kannywood actor Waragis is dead

Malam Muhammad Umar Waragis, one of the famous comedians with the indigenous Hausa movie industry, Kannywood is dead.


The artist died in the early hours of Tuesday after a protracted illness in Jos Plateau State.

The president, Kano state chapter of the Hausa Actors’ Guild of Nigeria, Malam Alhassan A. Kwalle who confirmed the information to our reporter described the death of the artist as a great lose not only to the industry but the entire Hausa movie enthusiasts world over.


“Though he has been sick for a long time, I am greatly touched by the news of his dead this morning because of his dedication and numerous contributions to the Hausa movie industry. I pray Allah will grant his rest in Aljannah” he prayed.

The late actor has already been buried according to Islamic injunction.




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