The remains of Ada Ameh, the late Nollywood actress who slumped and died in July in Warri, Delta State, have been laid to rest.
She was buried in her hometown, in Ogobia, Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State on Friday August 26.
Tears flowed freely as she was being buried as well wishers, friends and relations shared tributes.
She was aged 48.
Actress and best friend of the deceased, Empress Njamah, appeared completely distraught in videos from the burial ceremony shared on her Instagram page.
One of the videos captured the moment pallbearers displayed late Ameh’s casket in style as those present tried to celebrate the life she lived.
Another of Ameh’s friend, Charles Inojie, had earlier shared the video of her casket arriving her hometown on Friday.
He captioned the video, “It’s a wrap for Ada Ameh. There lies a chip of us, deadpan and ice-frozen. There lies a broken heritage, wrapped in a funeral encasement, in that air-tight wooden bed is our naked truth.”
About Ada Ameh
Ameh was born on the 15th of May 1974 in the Ajegunle area of Lagos. Raised in Lagos, the actress underwent primary and secondary school in the state but quit school at 14.
In 1995, the late Ameh officially became part of the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood and received her first movie role in 1996 when she played the character Anita in the movie “Domitila”, a movie that eventually became a successful and solid project.
Ameh also featured in the Nigerian Tv series titled The Johnsons, which also become a successful project that received awards.
The award-winning actress was most recently known for her major role as Emu in the Africa Magic family series, The Johnsons. She has also featured in other movies, including, “Oloture”, “Our Husband”, “King Of Shitta”, “Ghana Must Go”, “A Million Baby”, “My Village People”, etc.