Nollywood Loses Another Star, Cynthia Okereke


News Investigators/ Popular Nollywood actress Cynthia Okereke is dead.

Mrs Okereke reportedly died last night after a protracted illness.

The Nollywood films industry has lost some of its star actors and actresses to the cold hands of death in recent times.

A filmmaker colleague of the late Cynthia, Joseph Okechukwu broke the news of Mrs Okereke on Wednesday, July 12th on social media.

Mr Okechukwu said he was about to pay for Cynthia Okereke’s flight ticket to come to America but sadly, she died on Tuesday night.

Late Cynthia Okereke had earlier survived death when she regained her freedom from kidnappers den last year.

Joseph wrote: “REST IN PEACE, Nwanyi oma. I’m shattered beyond words. The fact that I was about to pay for your flight ticket to come finish what we started only to here you went to be with Lord just last night is one of the toughest things I’ve ever had to deal with in recent times. I pray I’m able to recover from this shock. Life is really just a mist. One minute you have it, the next you don’t.

He described the late Okereke as an “amazing, decent and lovely soul.”

“For the more than 20 years that I’ve known you, you’ve been such an amazing, decent and lovely soul to be around with. I never imagined you’d exit so unceremoniously. Words fail me.

“Sleep on, Cynthia. May your gentle soul rest on till we meet again in glory.”


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