The Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuma Soludo, has commiserated with the families of actor, Pope Odonwodo, Junior Pope, and four others, who lost their lives when their boat capisized on River Niger during the week while returning from the set of a movie titled, The Other Side of Life, produced by actress and producer, Adanma Luke.

Soludo also condoled with the Actors Guild of Nigeria, and the entire film industry over the tragic accident.

In a statement signed by his Press Secretary, Christian Aburime, the governor lamenting the unfortunate circumstances that led to the death of ‘the talented, promising, young Nigerians’ in pursuit of their career dreams.

Meanwhile, Adanma Luke, the producer of the ill-fated movie, who had hitherto been silent since the day of the accident, in a series of videos on her Instagram page narrated her side of the story, claiming that the late Pope was offered a life jacket, but he rejected it because it was dirty.

She also revealed that she was supposed to be on the boat that capsized.

April 14, 2024

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