By Vanessa Enofe, Naija Center News
It’s still no more news that Nollywood has yet lost another great actor.Tributes are coming in from top celebrities in the industry for their late friend and colleague Actor Muna Obiekwe who died of kidney related illness on the 18th of January
The Actor who was a very private person left behind a young wife and 2 cute kids.
He Stared in so many movies, one of which is (MEN IN LOVE) where he played a very controversial role and perfectly interpreted his character.
Nollywood stars are sending in their condolences, see some of them below
Nigeria celebrity and one of the known Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnanji said ” My heart goes out to Muna’s family and loved ones. He was a gifted actor with a good heart. Rest in Peace Muna Ibiekwe. You will be missed.”
Actor John Dumelo said “Worlds can’t explain how i am feeling at this point. You were a great actor. When we worked together 4yers ago in Lagos, you played your role so well and professionally i was hoping we would work again together soon. God knows best, Rest in peace Muna.”
Actor Mike Ezuruonye, one of those who had earlier made the announcement of his death said ” So sad… Muna why,……..oh why… R.I.P bro. Nollywood looses another.. Why”
Yvonne Okoro, an actress said ” RIP Muna.. Just heard the news.. didn’t know you personally but i always loved to watch you come alive on our screens. God knows Best and my condolences to your family. God keep them in these trying times.”
Another icon in the industry, Ini Edo who also expressed her sadness over the death of the actor said ” Oh lord, i am heartbroken to say the least. I know we ain’t supposed to question God, i just can’t help this one…. His little kids and young wife… where do they go from here? RIP Muna Obekwe, you were a good happy jolly good fellow. Worked with you on several projects and i sincerely can’t remember you having issues with anyone. You will be missed. I can’t still believe this.
Controversial Nollywood actor and a singer, Tonto Dikeh who had also acted with the deceased, said ” Death ends a life not a relationship”
NAIJA CENTER NEWS also condole with the wife and kids and the rest of hi families. Pray that God keep them safe through this trying period.
May God grant the family, fans, and Nigeria the fortitude to bear this great loss.Rest in peace Muna Obiekwe.