The Nigerian movie industry Nollywood has been hit with yet another sad event, as veteran actress, Cynthia Okereke, has reportedly died.
Her death was announced by her colleague, Joseph Okechukwu, in a post on his verified Twitter handle on Wednesday.
Last year, Okereke was kidnapped in Enugu alongside fellow actor Clemson Cornel, but they were later released unhurt by their abductors days after they were declared missing.
Okereke’s death is the latest in the movie industry that have seen some of its stars pass on in recent times. Saint Obi, Don Brymo, Murphy Afolabi, Femi Ogunrobi (Papa Ajasco) and Chikezie Uwazie are some of the high-profile names that recently passed.