Ifeanyi Onyeabor: AGN confirms filmmaker’s death, reportedly fell ill on set

Award winning Nollywood director, Ifeanyi Onyeabor has been confirmed dead by families and Actor Guild of Nigeria


We earlier reported the sad demise of Ifeanyi Onyeabor. The Actor Guild of Nigeria president, Emeka Rollas, has confirmed the filmmaker’s death on Saturday.

According to reports, Onyeabor died while shooting a movie in Jos, Plateau state. He fell ill and was rushed to a private hospital where he died in the early hours of Friday, April 19th.

Ifeanyi Onyeabor

According to the AGN President,  Onyeabor will be remembered for his ghetto-themed movie, New Jerusalem, which won him an award at the Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA).

“The movie industry has been dealt another blow. Ifeanyi Onyeabor has died while shooting a movie in Jos, Plateau State,” he said.



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