Celebrated Nigerian Movie Director Amaka Igwe is Dead

amaka-igwe-nollywood-directorPopular film producer, writer and director, Amaka Igwe is dead. She reportedly died of an asthma attack last night. Reputed for her professional and brilliant concepts, Amaka produced breathtaking sitcoms like Checkmate and Fuji House of Commotion.


She is one of the foremost movie directors in Nigeria today and one of the few contemporary film makers who have had their films on celluloid.


Amaka’s celluloid film is A Barber’s Wisdom – a film which was part of M-Net’s new direction on film project with Nigerian producers.


Her films have drawn international recognition to the home video industry. She is producer of the award winning movie Forever and founder of Amaka Igwe Studios and Top FM Radio.


Amaka hails from Obinagu, Enugu, Nigeria is survived by her husband and children. She died on Monday night after suffering an asthma attack in Enugu, Eastern Nigeria, according to local reports.


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