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UPDATED: Details Of How Nollywood Actor, Junior Pope, Was Rescued After Rumour Death From Boat Mishap



Nollywood Actor Junior Pope

More details have emerged how Nigerian actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo, who was rumoured to have died while on their way to a location for a movie shoot, was rescued and revived after their boat capsized.

Multiple sources revealed that the incident occurred on Anam River in Anambra State.

BIGPEN NIGERIA ( reports that actor Odonwodo, was involved in a boat mishap but was rescued and revived before he was taken to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.

Odonwodo had before the accident revealed that they were on their way to the movie location via a video of himself and others during the journey.


Confirming the development, President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas said Nollywood actor, Pope Odonwodo, is not dead but alive.

Rollas posted on his official Instagram account following reports that Junior Pope died after a boat he was in capsized in Anambra State.

According to the AGN President, Pope is receiving treat at an undisclosed hospital.


“What God cannot do does not exist. Junior Pope is alive. He is taking treatment in the hospital,” Rollas wrote.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, SP Tochukwu Ikenga, when contacted for confirmation, had said information about the death of Junior Pope was not available to him.

“I do not have that information, but I am aware there is a boat that capsized between the boundary of Anambra and Asaba.


“It is confirmed that rescue operation is still ongoing; I don’t have the full details with me yet, as soon as I have further details I will let you know”, SP Ikenga said.

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