Nollywood star Ify Onwuemene dies of cancer
Nollywood star, Ify Onwuemene, has reportedly died of cancer.
The news of her death was broken by her colleague, Gloria Anozie-Young, via her Facebook page.
Ify was famous for her role in the popular sitcom ‘Everyday People’ during her life time.
It was gathered that the actress, who died on Tuesday, had been battling woth endometrial cancer.
Giving details about the death of the actress, Anozie-Young wrote, “With a deep sense of loss but total submission to God Almighty, we regret to announce that IFEY ONWUEMENE has gone to be with the Lord.
“IFEY ONWUEME was diagnosed with endometrial cancer. Her womb was removed, but she has been battling with the ailment for many years now.
“Ify spent more than N10m, being helped with donations by her fellow actors and other Nigerians. A GoFundme account was opened for her, but it did not yield much. She had to go for draining every two weeks at a cost of N280,000, but only 3 litres of liquid can be removed at a time so that her heart is not affected.
“IFEY has finally gone to rest, today 25th May 2021. May her soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.”
Anozie-Young stated that burial arrangements would be released by the family of the deceased.