Actor, Junior Pope is dead

Actor, Junior Pope is dead

It is indeed a dark time for the Nollywood movie industry as actor, Junior Pope  Odonwodo passes away after drowning.

According to reports, the movie star drowned while returning from a movie location with his colleagues in a boat after they fell into Anam River in Anambra State. Their bodies have since been recovered. This tragic incident occurred on April 10th.

Before his passing, the actor posted a video of himself inside a boat, fervently praying for safe journey.

In the video on his Instagram page, Junior Pope could aslo be heard crying out over the risk he was taking; plying the river without a life jacket.

Captioning the post, he wrote

See me lamenting……The risk we take to entertain you ; crossing river 9ja yesterday with no life jacket…… Na wahoooooo …. Who does that ??”

He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Awele and three children.

May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

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