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Nollywood actress Emilia Dike is dead

Emilia Dike

Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry, has lost another star as actress Emilia Dike has died.

The actress reportedly slumped and died in Enugu State on Wednesday, 20 May 2020.

Confirming her death, Movie Director Okechukwu Oku, took to his Instagram to mourn the deceased, stating that he is really saddened to hear of her demise.

He writes: ā€œWhy is death taking the best people? I am so confused oooo.

ā€œJust 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.ā€

Meanwhile, some of her colleagues have taken to their social media accounts to express shock at the news of her sudden demise.

Dike featured in Nollywood movies such as Ignorant Couples, Dust of Yesterday, Kings Guard, and many more.