He died on Wednesday evening at Ayinka General hospital in Ikeja, where he had been receiving treatment.
Daba popularly known as ‘Bitrus’ following his role in Cock Crow At Dawn, a popular soap opera that ruled the TV in the 1970s and 1980s, has, for years, been in and out of hospitals both in Nigeria and abroad.
His last movie appearance was in Kunle Afolayan’s movie, ‘Citation’ which was released in October 2020.
The ace broadcaster went public with his illness in November 2017.
The ace broadcaster revealed he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
This was coming barely months after he was hospitalised for months due to Leukemia.