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Nollywood Actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo, Dies As Boat Capsized Off Anam River

Popular Nollywood actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo aka Jnr Pope was among four actors who lost their lives on their way to a location for a movie production.

It was gathered that the unfortunate incident happened on Wednesday, April 10, along the Anam river in Anambra State.

In an earlier post on his Instagram page, Jnr Pope posted a video of himself on a boat while crossing a river. Unfortunately, he and three colleagues didn’t make it out alive when their boat capsized and they dr%wned.

According to reports, four actors including Junior Pope fell into Anam River in Anambra State, on their way to a movie location and their bodies have been recovered.

The actor had earlier shared a video of himself and others on a boat, on their way to the movie location.

Captioning the video, he wrote: “See me lamenting….The risk we take to entertain you; crossing river 9ja yesterday with no life jacket…. Na wahooooo Who does that ??”

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Some of his colleagues reacted in the comment section of the video shortly after his death was announced.

“Jesus! Oh Lord! Oh Lord,” Tana Adelana wrote.

“I’m so sad. can’t believe this. Big Sam where are you? am shaking,” Yvonne Jegede wrote.

The 39-year-old was married to Jennifer Awele.

They have three children together.

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