Emeka Rollas, the chairman of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, confirmed her death on Wednesday.
“With deep sense of sorrow but with total submission to the will of Almighty God, we announce the passing unto eternal glory of Patience Oseni, veteran Actress and member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria,” his statement read.
The late actress battled stroke for many years and she was 58 years old.
In 2017, she was one of the 24 ailing Nollywood actors who benefitted from a N3.5million donation given by Chris Okafor, the pastor of Liberation Church, Lagos.
She also benefitted from another N5 million lifeline donated by a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to ailing Nollywood actors in 2019.
Madam Oseni relocated to Calabar a few years back to be closer to her family.
She was famous for her lead role in Helen Ukpabio’s 1999 hit movie, ‘End of the Wicked’.
The movie was expository and until date, it is still relevant. It won four awards, including an international prize.
Her career spanned 24 years. She bagged several awards in her lifetime. She was popularly called ‘End of the Wicked mama’ as that was the movie that shot her into the limelight.
RIP PATIENCE OSENI