AMAA founder Peace Anyiam Osigwe is dead.
Glamtush reports that Nigerian filmmaker and founder of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, is dead.
This online news platform learned that Peace Anyiam Osigwe died at St Nicholas Hospital in Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial city, on Monday night, January 9.
Ayiam-Osigwe who was also the President of the Association of Movie Producers was reportedly in a coma before she breathed her last.
Confirming that the respected and influential filmmaker breathed her last, Obi Emelonye, the producer of Last Flight to Abuja said, “Thank you and good night dada Peace,” in a short tribute to her on the social media network, Facebook.
Another Nollywood icon, songwriter, and filmmaker, Mike Nliam, queried, “How can 2023 start like this?”
“The founder of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMMA) and president of the Association of Movie Producers of Nigeria, Peace Anyiam Osigwe, is gone to be with d Lord!
“Nollywood was everything to her! Oh, what a tragic news!
“Life indeed is so fickle! May her soul rest in d bosom of d Lord.”
Until her death, Peace was referred to as the ‘queen of Nollywood films.’