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Tears as family buried Nollywood icon, Amaechi Muonagor

Nollywood icon Amaechi Muonagor has been buried. 

Muonagor, was buried in his Obosi country home in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State amid tears from family members, relatives and the Nollywood family on Friday. 

Peter Obi, Labour Party’s 2023 presidential candidate and Anambra State Commissioner for Culture, Tourism and Entertainment, Dom Onyenji, among others, were present to mourn the late actor.

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While delivering his condolence speech, Obi lamented the death of the icon and urged the bereaved family to take heart and he prayed to God for the repose of his soul.

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On his part, Onyenji noted that Nollywood had lost a creative personality in the late Amechi Muonagor. He maintained that the Anambra State government was on ground to mourn with Nollywood as the legend played his roles well while alive and mentored stars in the industry.

Also speaking, Emeka Ejezie, the National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, urged the bereaved family to take heart as the deceased was a great man.

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Ejezie, who was represented by a veteran actor, Steve Eboh, prayed that God in His infinite mercy would give them the heart with which to bear the loss.

In her speech, the state chairman of AGN, Mrs Chinyere Anyaegbunam, said that they lost somebody who was very precious to all, emphasising that the late icon was somebody people looked up to as a father figure in the industry.

Anyaegbunam said that the late Muonagor mentored many of them in the movie industry.


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