The death has been confirmed of veteran Nigerian filmmaker, Amaka Igwe.
She reportedly died in the early hours of Tuesday after an asthma attack.
Amaka Igwe will be remembered for bringing us popular soaps like, ‘Checkmate’, which starred Richard Mofe Damijo, Ego Boyo and a host of other known names in Nollywood.
She was also responsible for ‘Fuji House of Commotion’ a spin-off from ‘Checkmate’ with Kunle Bantefa playing the leading role.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Igwe and three children.