The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has visited the family of Junior Pope, to commiserate with them over the death of the late Nollywood actor.

Pictures and videos of Obi’s visit to the residence of the deceased were shared on Instagram by Nollywood actor and former spokesperson of the Labour Party presidential campaign council, Kenneth Okonkwo.

The former Anambra State governor also signed the condolence register.

He captioned the pictures and videos, “HE Peter Obi arrived at the residence of John Paul Odonwodo Junior Pope, to pay his condolences to his family over the sad, and untimely departure of their child, brother, husband and father. He consoled his mother, Mrs Maria Odonwodo, the widow, Jennifer, and his children.”

Recall that Junior Pope died on April 10, 2024, alongside three others after their boat capsized on the Anam River in Anambra State while returning from a film location.

He was laid to rest at his hometown, Ukehe in Nsukka Local Government Area, Enugu State, on Friday.