Nollywood Veteran, Ignis Ekwe Dies After Brief Illness

Nollywood veteran and lecturer, Ignis Ekwe, has died.

The actor died on Monday, July 2, after a brief illness. His death was confirmed by his daughter and Nigerian singer, Susan Emike Ekwe, also known as Harmonee.

Before going into full-time acting, the late actor worked as a consultant for United Nations Children Educational Fund (UNICEF). Ekwe was popular for his role in soaps like “Everyday People,” “Cockcrow at Dawn” and “Igodo,”

Before his death, the thespian was a lecturer at the Department of Mass Communications, Auchi Poly In Edo State.