It was gathered that Babariga, a native of Ugboju area of Otukpo, Benue State, who is famous for his movies such as Pastor Iduh, Adeichenu and others many years back, passed away on Friday after suffering from carbuncles.
Confirming the sad incident to reporters, Godwin Ochola, PRO, of the movie industry, Otukpo chapter, eulogized the deceased for growing the local industry.
“It is true. It’s a pity we lost him to the cold hands of death. We will always miss him for his contribution to the movie industry, particularly in Idoma land. May God give his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” Ochola added.