Veteran actress, Stella Ikwuegbu passes on

The Nollywood movie industry has recorded another death as veteran actress, Stella Ikwuegbu passes on away a prolonged battle with illness.

Movie producer, Stanley Nwoko, also known as Stanley Ontop shared the sad news on his Instagram page. He announced that the actress passed away on, Sunday 16th June after a battle with leg cancer.

Stella Ikwuegbu

Bading her farewell, he told her to rest well.

“Popular Nollywood actress/veteran Mrs Stella Ikwuegbu is dead. The veteran Actress left this world today after battling with Leg cancer. Rest well madam Stella. Nollywood not again. It’s well. Shalom!”.

See Netizens reaction bewlow

One Thaworld Banana wrote: “Ohhh this woman I love Loved her voice…may she rest in peace”

One Tcokafor wrote: “Death is the greatest enemy”

One Real Charity Asuquo wrote: “I just asked nche about her last week. may her soul rest in peace. Oh Lord I’m shattered”

One Default Culture wrote: “It just seems like all our veterans are dying of one ailment or the other”

One Dr Shuga Boy wrote: “Kai this woman is dead.. I really loved her movies”

Glamsquad notes that Stella Ikwuegbu’s death comes a few days after the Yoruba Nollywood industry was thrown into mourning following the death of veterans, Dayo Adewunmi, better known as Sule Suebebe.

Sule Suebebe died in the early hours of Wednesday morning, June 12th, at an undisclosed hospital in Ibadan, Oyo State.

The news of his passing was announced by Ibadan-based cleric Pastor Ademola Amusan, also known as Agbala Gabriel, who had been caring for the ailing actor for several months.

In 2024, Nollywood has lost other actors such as Mr Ibu, Junior Pope, Zulu Adigwe, Jumoke Aderounmu, Amaechi Muonago, Sisi Quadri and Nollywood producer and marketer, Ikechukwu Nnadi better known as Andy Best.

Read Also: Daddy Freeze, others blasts Pastor for implying Mr Ibu passed on because he didn’t serve God

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