The Nigerian entertainment industry has again lost another personality amidst Coronavirus pandemic.
A piece of unpleasing news broke the internet on Thursday morning after Nollywood movie director and producer, Okechukwu Oku, better known as ‘The Oracle’ disclosed the demise of actress, Emilia Dike.
Oku while mourning the sudden death of the actress in a post on his Instagram account described her as a ‘woman with a heart of gold’.
Naija News learnt that Emilia whose death has been described as disheartening by colleagues had slumped and died in Enugu State on Wednesday, May 20, 2020.
Reacting to Emilia’s death, Okechukwu Oku wrote; “Why is death taking the best people? I am so confused oooo.”
“Just filmed with Mama here on my 2 last projects, excited to release it and this horrible news today.
“A woman with a heart of gold, Aah noooo. Will miss you Mrs Dike. Nollywood has lost a gem in you.
He added, “This is messed up.”
See the post below as shared by the movie director.
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Why is death taking the best people???? I’m confused oooo. Just filmed with Mama here on my 2 last projects, excited to release it and this horrible news today. A woman with a heart of gold, Aah noooo. Will miss you Mrs Dike. Nollywood has lost a gem in you. This is messed up
A post shared by Okey Oku (The ORACLE) (@okechukwuoku) on May 20, 2020 at 11:41am PDT
Also reacting to the incident, a colleague in the industry, Uche Ogbodo who received the news as shocking noted that she has an unfinished work with the demise.
She wrote; “Pls what happened to her, I have an Unfinished project with her oooo , Jesus Christ . Pls what happened?”
Uche, however, prayed that her soul rests in peace.
Naija News understands that some of the deceased colleagues have also on social media expressed their condolence to her shocking exit.
Meanwhile, a 62-year-old woman had died while struggling to beat the crowd in Rivers State to get COVID-19 palliative, Naija News reports.