The actor reportedly died on Thursday, October 28, 2021, after battling an undisclosed sickness. Confirming his death, actor Abel Alechenu on his Instagram page wrote: “This one hit differently but all I can say is it is well. “When I called your phone and it rang I thought all I heard were just rumours until I was told by the voice which wasn’t yours that you’ve gone to be with the lord.
“I wish I could just hear that it’s one of your so many jokes……”Uncle Josh”, “Old man!” As I always called you, our last conversation was our normal jokes fa, haba uncle Josh…… May God comfort your immediate family and we your friends and fans, thanks for all the memories. God rest your soul.”
Many actors have taken to social media to pen down their condolences to the family of the deceased actor.
An actress, Elvina Ibru wrote: “Josh, why na??? The plan we had siting under that tree on set, was yam porridge at my place, not this. This was not the plan at all! Kai. Sleep well my brother. Sleep well.