Veteran actor, Ignis Ekwe popular for his role in Nollywood flick, ‘Igodo’ is dead.
His daughter, a rising singer Susan Emike Ekwe a.k.a Harmonee confirmed his demise .
She wrote on Instagram: “The unbelievable just happened to me. Daddy you broke my heart”.
Popular actress, Yvonne Jegede-Fawole, who also happen to be his niece also confirmed the sad incident.
“My heart is bleeding, my heart is heavy. Who do I question? Who do I blame? The inevitable has struck again. RIP Uncle Ignis Ekwe, Nollywood veteran. Your little girls will miss you soooooooo much. Nollywood looses a gem.We have lost a rare one.
My eyes are clouded, I want to scream but I can’t find my voice. #IgnisEkwe (Everyday People, Behind The Clouds, CockCrow At Dawn, Igodo and many more”.
Before his demise, he was a lecturer in the department of Mass Communication, Auchi Polytechnic in Edo state.
Ignis Ekwe featured in movies and TV series like Everyday People, Behind The Clouds, Cock Crow At Dawn, Igodo and many more.
In a previous interview with TheNewsGuru, Harmonee said this about her late dad:” My dad never wanted me to have anything to do with the entertainment industry because that was where he was, he saw all the wrong things in the music industry”.