What Junior Pope told me before his death – Cousin

The cousin of actor, Junior Pope, has disclosed what the actor told him before he lost his life in a boat mishap.

The cousin, identified as Mr Agu, revealed the last conversation he had with the late actor in a film location in Enugu State.

He disclosed that the deceased had plans to establish his production, alongside other visions and plans.

He also added that one of his plans was to lift new talents from Nsukka by establishing a local film industry in the area.

“He was full of vision and inspiration for the people of our area. He told me that he would like to establish a local film industry for the people of the Nsukka area to harvest new talents from the area,” he stated.

Explaining his blood relationship with him, Mr Agu said, “Junior Pope is my distant cousin. We both belong to the Umu Oyogu family in Ukehe and I am from Aku, both in Igbo Etiti LGA. Enugu State.

“I knew Junior Pope very well. As cousins, we would meet at family gatherings at Prof. Pat Ngwu’s villa in Ukehe. As a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), we would also meet at film locations in Enugu and Asaba.”