this article I will be sharing with you 18 Nollywood celebrities that have joined their ancestors. These Nollywood celebrities where very active in their creative field and entertained us very well until they joined their ancestors. So to celebrate them we have decided to compile a list of 18 Nollywood celebrities that have died and have joined their ancestor in the underworld.
These celebrities contributed immensely to the success and growth of Nollywood in Nigeria and rest of the world. So not to waste much of your time, we present to you 18 Nollywood celebrities that have joined their ancestors.
Francis Agu is a veteran Nollywood actor known for his role on the long-running Nigerian television series “Checkmate”. He was born on 18th February 1965 in Lagos, Nigeria and died on 20th March 2007 in Lagos, Nigeria at the age of 42 years old. He hails from Enugu-Ngwo, Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Lagos. He has starred in movies like Checkmate, Living in Bondage, Blood Brothers, A Minute to Midnight, Untouchable, Circle of Doom, Blood Money, and many more. Unfortunately, Francis Agu became ill in October 2006 and died on 20th March 2007 in Lagos, Nigeria after suffering from diabetes.
Amaka Igwe is a famous Nollywood movie producer, entrepreneur and a filmmaker. She was born on 2nd January 1963 in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria and died on 28th April 2014 in Enugu coal city of Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria at the age of 51 years old.
Amaka Igwe died in Enugu on 28th April 2014 at 8:30 pm, after efforts failed to save her from an asthma exacerbation. Her funeral was attended by Rochas Okorocha, the governor of Imo State, as well as personalities from the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood
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