- It was with great sadness that the world received the news of the death of American actor, Chadwick Boseman
- The Black Panther star died in August 2020 at the age of 43 after a prolonged battle with colon cancer
- A number of fans took to social media to pay their tributes to the late star, including a talented Nigerian baker who shared photos of the Black Panther cake he made in 2018
Death indeed deals a huge blow to many, especially when the lives of great people are lost. The world was thrown into great mourning following the confirmation of the death of American actor, Chadwick Boseman.
Since the news of the actor’s death was confirmed by his official page on social media, a number of fans all over the world took to their pages to share their tributes.
The Black Panther actor passed on at the age of 43 after he was diagnosed with colon cancer in year 2016.
One tribute that stood out was that of a talented Nigerian baker identified as JawnTeee on Twitter. The young man shared photos of a Black Panther cake he made in 2018.
The photos were quite fitting to be reposted at the moment seeing as the star actor just passed on. This showed that a number of people were his fans from way back.
See the post below:
RIP to the King of Wakanda.
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, also took to social media to mourn the death of Chadwick Boseman.
The world woke up on Saturday, August 29 to the news of his passing. In a Twitter post, Genevieve said that the actor will not be forgotten because of his great contribution.
"You left a mark that will not be forgotten. Rest In Power brother," she tweeted while quoting the official post announcing Boseman's death on his Twitter account.
Many under her post offered their condolences as they spoke about how hard the news of his passing hit them.
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