Talented Nigerian Actor, Muna Obiekwe, Is Dead

imagePopular Nollyood actor, Muna Obiekwe is dead. The actor, whose demise hit the movie industry like a shock, was said to have died of kidney failure in an undisclosed hospital in Lagos on Sunday.
According to a source close to the actor, Obiekwe has been battling renal related ailment but has kept it secret for a long time before informing the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fiberesima who has since been in touch with him. The source further stated that that actor’s excessive drinking habit may not be unconnected to his kidney ailment that eventually led to his death.
Until his death, the Enugu based actor was one of the most talented actors in the Nigerian movie industry dubbed Nollywood. Obiekwe, who had a knack for acting romantic scenes, also had his fair share of controversy. He once came under attack for grabbing fellow actor, Biola Ige’s breast, in the movie, Pregnant Hawker. However, the actress later denied the story, claiming that the picture which went viral was doctored and that there was no such scene in the movie.
Muna on his own part was quoted to have said, “…I don’t remember the movie. I also don’t remember sucking Biola’s breasts. If the movie exists, that scene never took place.

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