Nollywood actor Ernest Azuzu reportedly down with stroke and begging for money for treatment [Video]
In a video which has since gone viral, Ernest Asuzu is reportedly said to have been spotted begging for money along the road.
One of Nollywood’s greats, Ernest Asuzu might not be in the best of times as he was recently spotted begging for financial assistance publicly.
In a video shared by an Instagram user, @Bolingo2014 on Monday, January 27, 2020, Ernest Asuzu is seen shirtless and looking sick but wearing a very nice hair cute and gold necklace. According to the Instagram user, Ernest Asuzu was spotted begging for financial assistance along the road.
“I’m directing this video to Nollywood. This is a star that everybody knows that he is in this kind of condition. We saw him at Justrite asking men for money when he has Nollywood people doing anything they like but they don’t know how to help themselves.
So we are calling on Nollywood to come and assist their member. It is not only to act film, but this guy also cannot even walk. So they need to come to his aid not when he dies they will come and do big burial for somebody. Even Nigeria’s government needs to back the guy and know what is the problem, thank you,” he said.
Ernest Asuzu’s career took a nosedive a few years ago after fallen ill and his recovery journey has been slower than expected. In 2018, during an interview, Asuzu noted that he kept having sex during the period he was down with the stroke, adding that he feared his wife would desert him.
Speaking during a chat with Sunday Scoop in 2018, Asuzu noted that he kept having sex during the period he was down with the stroke, adding that he feared his wife would desert him. He said: “When I was down with a stroke, my wife was the only one who didn’t forsake me. It was a terrible situation because I did not work for three years, yet I was
“I must confess that I was afraid that my wife would leave me at that time. Though the illness was serious, it didn’t affect my sex life. Naturally, I am hyperactive in bed and I don’t joke with sex. I have been married officially for five years.”
The actor had reportedly suffered a stroke in late 2015 and rumoured to have been reduced to begging for money.