The people of Anam in Anambra State are insisting on burying Nollywood actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo who fell into the Anam river when the boat conveying him and members of a production crew to the location of the movie shoot they had yesterday, the 10th of April, 2024.

Anam Community is a mega community of eight villages located in Anambra West Local Government Area, Anambra State, bounded by three Historic Rivers, River Anambra, River Niger and River Ezichi.

According to reports, some people in the community are insisting that they must bury him beside the river because they believe it is necessary for his children and the community's well-being, without which, there will be serious spiritual consequences and heavy repercussions

His family doesn't agree and won't give up his body. so, the community went to the hospital to get his body, but the doctor in charge refused and locked his body in a private room and locked the door.

Some other group of people are saying the family should take the body to a specific shrine before 2AM, where a certain herbalist in charge of the river will supposedly bring him back to life. 

This platform was told that the National President of the Actors Guld of Nigeria, AGN, Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas and some Nollywood actors allegedly are there pushing for the body of Junior Pope to be taken to the shrine.




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