Fans of Nigerian actor-director, Desmond Elliot have been thrown into a state of confusion and panic following the rumour of his death which reportedly happened recently. The story had different versions as some claimed he was slaughtered in a hotel, others claimed he was involved in a fatal accident.
None of this however, is true, as Elliot is alive and well.
NET gathered that it may have been a case of mistaken identity as a popular Jamaican broadcaster with same name had died months earlier. The Jamaican Elliot was the former director of TV programmes at the Jamaican Broadcasting Corporation as well as free lance producer of Golden Memories, a popular programme on the Jamaican TV.
Meanwhile, there is yet to be a word or reaction to the story from the Nigerian actor’s quarters.
Desmond Elliot recently released to the cinemas, his latest movie, In The Cupboard which had as cast, likes of Ini Edo, Lydia Forson, Uti Nwachukwu, Alex Ekubo and others.