Veteran actor, Romanus Amuta, well known as ‘Natty’ in the popular soap, ‘New Masquerade’ has passed.

Amuta, who played funny roles in one of the most popular soaps of the 1980s died on February 9, 2022 at the age of 79 after a protracted sickness, NAN reports.

The first son of the deceased, Chukwuma Amuta confirmed the death of the veteran Nollywood actor in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu.

After his death, it was also revealed that Amuta hailed from Ukana in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.

Amuta described the actor as a caring father who did his best to raise his children.

“Yes! My father died this morning in Lagos after a protracted illness,” he said.