Nollywood mourns as Actress Cynthia Okereke kicked the bucket, 1 year after being kidnapped
The Nigerian movie industry has yet again been struck with very sad news, as reports of the passing of ace Igbo movie star Cynthia Okereke go viral. Okereke’s death is almost a year after she was kidnapped in Enugu alongside her Clemson while returning from a movie set in Ozalla, Enugu state.
The actress’s death was announced by retired actor and YouTuber Joseph Okechukwu, who wrote in a lengthy emotional post on his page that Cynthia’s passing came as a rude shock to him. He noted that the actress’s demise is so abrupt and somewhat remorseful.
Read an excerpt of Joseph’s post about Cynthia’s passing below; “I pray I’m able to recover from this shock. Life is really just a mist. One minute you have it, the next, you don’t. For the more than 20 years that I’ve known you, you’ve been such an amazing, decent and lovely soul to be around. I never imagined you’d exit so unceremoniously. Words fail me.”