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Veteran Nollywood actor, Amaechi Muonagor, dies at 62

Veteran Nollywood actor and producer, Amaechi Muonagor, is dead.

He died after a prolonged illness at the age of 62.

Social commentator and chairman of Delta State e-Sports Association, Morris Monye, disclosed this via his X handle, on Sunday.

Muonagor was said to have suffered kidney failure and was on dialysis.

The news of his demise came just a few days after a viral video where he solicited funds to help him have a kidney transplant.

Monye said, “Deeply heartbroken by the news of Amaechi Muonagor’s passing.

“He was a talented Nollywood actor whose presence on our screens was truly masterful.

“We watched with concern as he battled health issues, offering whatever support we could to help him seek treatment in India. This tragic loss highlights the need for better healthcare in our country.”

Muonagor, a native of Idemili, in Anambra, was born August 20, 1962. In 2016, he was nominated for AMVCA 2017 Best Actor in Comedy.

His death came weeks after his famous colleague, John Okafor, known as Mr Ibu, died.

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