COAS Donates N2M To Sick Veteran Actor, Samanja
A sum of N2 million has been donated to ailing veteran actor, Usman Baba Pategi, popularly known as Samanja Mazan Fama by the Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya.
Samanja, a retired Staff Sergeant of the Nigerian Army, veteran actor, scriptwriter and director, is currently battling an undisclosed ailment. He became very popular for his now-rested TV series, Samanja, that ruled the airwaves in the 80s.
Following reports of his ailment, the Army Chief sent his representatives to pay him a visit on Monday, July 5 where the N2 million towards his medical bills was announced.