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Rest In Peace Amaka Igwe

Amaka Igwe
Today, I heard the shocking news that Amaka Igwe has passed on.

Oh! How we’ve lost a great one!

I’ve lost a friend, a colleague, a mentor, a trailblazer in the industry. I’d remember her for her smile, her courage, her friendship and her determination to raise standards in every thing she does.

I’ve always admired Amaka for a long long time. She was a goal-getter, a woman who was never bound by the limitations in the society but pushed forward always on her dreams and ideas.

She would be fondly remembered as one of Nigeria’s foremost film producers, writer, director and a leading player in the motion picture industry. She was the founder of BoBTV Expo, Top Radio FM amongst other business ventures.

She produced popular soap operas like Fuji House of Commotion, Checkmate, and films including Violated, Rattle Snake amongst others. She found the massive studios of the Enugu State Broadcasting Service from where such classics like the long rested Basi and Company and the New Masquerade were produced.

Rest in Peace Amaka Igwe. May God be with her family in this difficult time and grant them the fortitude to bear this huge loss. You would be surely missed.

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    oliviachibaby
    April 30, 2014 at 6:02 am

    REST IN PEACE

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    jane agbo
    April 30, 2014 at 6:41 am

    Rest in peace mama.

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    Edak
    April 30, 2014 at 7:04 am

    I am just reading this here, sad…really sad. May her soul rest in peace

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    Jeremiah Tarilado
    April 30, 2014 at 8:27 am

    This is indeed Sad.
    RIP Amaka
    You will be Greatly Missed.

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    Racheal Laye Edward
    April 30, 2014 at 8:33 am

    The fall of an Iroko it is.
    Rest in Peace Amaka Igwe
    U are in a Better Place now
    May God comfort ur Family
    U left too soon

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    blessing obanyedo
    April 30, 2014 at 9:12 am

    Rest in peace dearly beloved amaka I was abt 10yrs old wen I watchd d movie violated n cnt rememba it bt I cld neva 4get d name if only I ll c it 2 watch 1 more time.may your grt soul rest in d bosom of d lord.u r indeed a legend.

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    Immaculate
    April 30, 2014 at 11:11 am

    Ohhhh no, this is so sad, I don’t know what is happening in our Nigerian movie industry. We need serious prayers .Death here and there, last week, we heard about chris nkulors death, now this, God please forgive us our sins and save us , we don’t need untimely death anymore, Rip Aunty Amaka Igwe and Chris Nkulor.

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    linda
    May 1, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    RIP u were indeed a pacesetter in the Nigerian movie industry.

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