NEWS: Notable Nollywood Actor Junior Pope Perishes in Boat Accident

According to reports, the 39-year-old actor perished while trying to cross the River Niger while filming a scene.

The 39-year-old actor reportedly drowned while attempting to cross the River Niger during a scene being filmed.

On May 7, 2024, the actor would have turned 40.

On Wednesday, filmmaker Sam Olatunji affirmed the information.

Junior Pope passed away yesterday, he wrote on Instagram. A depressing day for the Nollywood industry.

On their way to the scene, four actors, including Jr. Pope, fell into the Anam River; their remains have been found. Such a depressing day for Nollywood. We are praying and thinking of the family.

“This tragic development is confirmed to us by multiple sources.”

In a comment on Olatunji’s post, Darlington Nwobodo stated that the actor had published a video warning the boat skipper a few hours before.

Omo This guy, who was on the boat when he posted the video, said in it that the captain should take it easy because he is the only child and has three boys to raise. Oh! He remarked, “This news better not be true oo.”

Dami’ Adenuga, a businessman and entertainment fan, also tweeted on Wednesday, saying, “Junior Pope, a Nigerian actor, sadly passed away while trying to cross the River Niger to shoot a film.” I hope his family finds consolation .

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