February 14 was a day of celebration for many. As people were celebrating with people they love, a young Nigerian actor’s death was also reported.
The late actor Ugwoke Izuchuckwu was reported to give up the ghost while swimming in a pool on Valentine’s Day in Asaba, Delta state. The deceased also died few days to his mother’s burial.
Movie director Martins Nnaji shared the picture of the deceased on his Facebook profile with the caption: “What a wicked world, mother in the mortuary to be buried next week, son died and buried today, may your souls rest in peace Amen. Please friends help me pray for the souls of this mother and son.”
Some of his friends have also taken to social media to mourn the deceased. One Jnr Peter Nwogu said: “Chie still in shock of your demise. After how we suffered in Nollywood sleeping in location bus and begging for welfare. If that I know I would have come and answer you at Lagos park at least to see your face #Ugwoke Izuchukwu. Rest in peace IZU. Rest in peace Onye OMA. Rest in peace my man. Rest in peace my paddy. Jee nke OMA Nwanne, can’t control tears.”
Late Izuchukwu was a promising and talented actor. Rest in peace Ugwoke Izuchukwu
He joins singer Goldie as the celebrities he have lost on Valentine’s Day.