AllAfrica.com is reporting that popular Nigerian actor Muna Obiekwe has died. Obiekwe died after a long battle with kidney disease. Obiekwe starred in the Nollywood films Blackberry Babes, Eye of the Gods, Wicked Intentions, Scarlet Woman and Samantha. He starred in mostly romance films and was once at the center of controversy when a fellow actress accused him of grabbing her chest on the set of the film Pregnant Hawkers.
The Enugu-based celebrity will be laid to rest on Feb. 3. A candlelight procession will be held in Lagos on Feb. 1.
Obiekwe will be buried at Umudioka in Anambra State, and several celebrities are expected to be at the event to pay their respects Obiekwe.
He was 36.
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