Soludo mourns the passing of Nollywood Icon, Amaechi Muonagor


Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, CFR, has expressed deep sadness over the news of the passing of Nollywood actor and producer, Mr. Amaechi Muonagor, aged 62, on Sunday.

The Governor in his condolence message acknowledged the vital contributions that the late actor made to the entertainment industry in Nigeria, describing him as a consummate professional, a great gentleman and a distinguished son of Anambra State.


Governor Soludo further recalled that Mr. Muonagor, a native Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, brought countless moments of laughter and joy to audiences across Nigeria and beyond in his sterling acting career over many years.

Just few months ago, the Governor’s wife, Mrs Nonye Soludo paid a visit to late Muonagor at the hospital and consequently plans were being put in place to further support the ailing actor. Sadly, he succumbed to the cold hands of death on Sunday March 24th 2024.

Mr Muonagor will however be remembered for his comedic talents which were undeniable, as evidenced by his 2016 nomination for the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA)  for Best Actor in a Comedy.

The Governor, therefore, extends his deepest condolences to Mr. Muonagor’s family, friends, colleagues, and the entire Nollywood community during this painful time.

He prays that Mr. Muonagor’s soul rest in peace, even as his legacy  lives on through the memorable joys he shared and the characters he brought to life in his many movies.


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