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Death Takes Nollywood Veteran Actor Amaechi Muonagor

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Amaechi Muonagor, has died after a prolonged battle with kidney disease.

He was 62.

He is survived by his wife, Hope Chikodi, and four children.

Muonagor was said to have suffered kidney failure and had been on dialysis for some unspecified length of time.

The sudden news of Muonagor’s demise came some five days after a viral video where he solicited for funds to undergo a kidney transplant.

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.…

“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.”

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Muonagor, a native of Idemili, in Anambra, was born Aug. 20, 1962.

He was an actor and producer.

In 2016, he was nominated for AMVCA 2017 Best Actor in a Comedy.

In 1989, after his youth service, Muonagor started working for the News Agency of Nigeria.

He left his job a few years later for an acting role in his first movie as Akunatakasi in Taboo 1, a Nigerian movie.

He starred in many movies including Taboo 1 (1989), Karishika (1998), Igodo (1999), Aki na Ukwa (2002), His Last Action (2008), Sincerity (2009) and Without Goodbye (2009).

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