Veteran filmmaker, Amaka Igwe is dead!! She directed the Nollywood classics – Violated & Rattlesnake. She also created the hit TV shows – ‘Checkmate’ & ‘Fuji House of Commotion’.
She died last night after suffering an asthma attack while in Enugu with her husband. She was working on a new Igbo soap. She had an asthma attack, and was immediately rushed to the hospital after initial help failed. Unfortunately, she gave up the ghost before getting to the hospital.
Mrs Amaka Igwe, who hails from Obinagu, Enugu, had just celebrated her 21st wedding anniversary last week. Left to mourn her are her husband Charles Igwe, their 3 kids and an aged mother. May her soul rest in peace.