Feb 16, 2013 – Nollywood Actor Collins Ifeanyi Chukwu Is Dead: Died In Abuja On Friday
Just hours after the death of actor Lugard Onoyemu at the National Stadium in Surelere Lagos on Thursday afternoon, another Nigerian actor has passed away. Collins Ifeanyi Chukwu, a popular actor based in Abuja has died.
The late Collins is also a movie producer and director.
According to family sources, the Nollywood actor passed away on Friday afternoon after a short time battle with an undisclosed illness.
His wife Blessing Collins confirmed her husband passed away at Maitama General Hospital in Abuja on Friday.
The actor who just got married had a baby boy named Doxa Efechukwu Collins.
Collins and his wife Blessing welcome baby Doxa on the 12th of May last year and he was dedicated at the Christ Chosen Church of God in Abuja on the 22nd of July.
A lavish ceremony took place at their residence in Jikwoyi shortly after the dedication.
The chairman of the Abuja chapter of Actors Guild of Nigeria, Mr Frank White confirmed the death yesterday and below is what he said:
“It is quite unfortunate that the young lady has been widowed at this early age with such a little boy. This is a big loss, not only to the family, but to the entertainment industry in Abuja,”
Late Collins Ifeanyi Chukwu was the producer of popular movies Back to Bethel, el-Gibor and the Burning flame.
Before his untimely death yesterday he was working on another blockbuster movie.
The deceased was the Public relation officer of the Abuja chapter of Actors Guild of Nigeria.
He is survived by a wife, baby and his mother.
Three top Nigerian entertainers passed away this week in Nigeria namely; Goldie Harvey and Lugard Onoyemu who died on Thursday and Collins who passed way on Friday
May their souls rest in perfect peace!