Amaka Igwe died on Monday after an asthma attack.
Nigerians are pouring in tribute to the late film maker and Nollywood icon, Amaka Igwe, who died on Monday evening in Enugu.
Condolence messages are also coming in droves for the family of the deceased who passed away after an asthma attack.
Nollywood practitioners including actresses, Genevieve Nnaji, Kate Henshaw, Stella Damasus, Rita Dominic, took to their social media accounts to express their grief at the passing of the late icon.
“This is the darkest day of my entire career. That I believe sums up how I feel right now. Your legacy will live on Aunty Amaka. I promise you”, Genevieve Nnaji wrote on her twitter page.
While Kate Henshaw said “A great woman who dared where men tread has passed on! RIP aunty Amaka!!! Our Prayers are with you Uncle Charles”.
“She has gone home. God rest her soul. For the rest of us here, well I wonder what the future holds or how long we have. I would rather spend each day working towards my salvation. Death does not have a clock.RIP Aunty Amaka. I just can’t understand this. Too painful to even begin to think about it, My prayer goes out to Uncle Charles and the children”, Stella Damasus wrote on her Facebook page.
At late Amaka Igwe’s Marwa gardens home in Ikeja, PREMIUM TIMES observed that a condolence register has been opened.
Chris Ihidero, short film maker and one of those who worked with the late Amaka Igwe, told PREMIUM TIMES that burial arrangement would be made public as the late icon will be given a befitting burial.
Ms. Igwe, who passed away last night after an asthma attack while on location in Enugu, would be best remembered for her immense contribution to the Nigerian TV and film industry with classics like Checkmate, Violated, Rattle Snake and so on.
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