Nollywood Veteran, Amaechi Muonagor Laid To Rest


…As Peter Obi, Others Mourn

By Progress Godfrey

Veteran Nollywood Actor Amaechi Muonagor has been laid to rest.

Muonagor was buried on Friday, buried in his Obosi country home in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, as family, friends, relatives and the Nollywood family grieved.

The 2023 Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Mr Peter Obi, Anambra State Commissioner for Culture, Tourism and Entertainment, Dom Onyenji, and others were present to pay their last respect.

While delivering his condolence speech, Obi regretted the death of the veteran, adding that he would be missed.

He sympathised with the family and prayed God to grant him eternal rest.

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.

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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