Actor Joshua Johnson reportedly died on Thursday, October 28, after suffering a cardiac arrest at his residence in Lagos.

The actor known for his role in ‘Battleground’ drama series among others, was said to have passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2021 after a brief illness.

One of those who confirmed the incident via his Instagram account is actor and filmmaker, Alechenu Abel.

“This one HIT differently, but all I can say is, it is well”, he wrote.

“When I called your phone and it rang, I thought all I heard were rumours, until I was told by the voice which was not yours, that you have gone to be with the Lord, I wish I could just hear that it’s one of your so many jokes…..”Uncle Josh”, “Old man!” As I always called you, our last conversation was our normal jokes fa, haba uncle Josh….May God comfort your immediate family and we, your friends and fans, thanks for all the memories. God rest your”.

Other colleagues and fans have also taken to social media to mourn the loss of the actor.

We gathered that the actor was already pronounced dead before he was rushed to the hospital.

Not much is known about the veteran Joshua Johnson’s family and where he hails from as at the time of filing this report. The actor was said to be in his 60s.