Nigerian actor Junior Pope dies in boat mishap

Nigerian actor Junior Pope dies in boat mishap

Popular Nigerian actor, Pope Odonwodo, better known as Junior Pope, is dead.

A filmmaker Sam Olatunji, confirmed the news of his death on Wednesday.

He explained that the actor, along with three others, tragically died in boat mishap.

The 39-year-old thespian reportedly drowned while attempting to cross the River Niger during the making of a movie.

Taking to his Instagram page, Olatunjo wrote, “Four actors including Jnr Pope fell into Anam River on their way to a location and their bodies have been recovered.

“What a sad day for Nollywood. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.”

Meanwhile the three other actors have not been identify as at the time of filing this report.


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