Actor Emmanuel Ehumadu Vows to Raise N25m for Late Ernest Asuzu’s Burial Amid Backlash

Actor Emmanuel Ehumadu Vows to Raise N25m for Late Ernest Asuzu’s Burial Amid Backlash

- Nollywood’s Emmanuel Ehumadu is not letting the words of naysayers get to him

- The actor recently reacted to criticisms of raising money for late Ernest Asuzu’s burial after allegedly neglecting him while alive

- Ehumadu in his post made it clear that he is more inspired to make sure the N25m target is met for the actor’s funeral and the welfare of his family

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Nigerian actor, Emmanuel Ehumadu, has taken to his page on Instagram in reaction to social media backlash for trying to raise money for late Ernest Asuzu’s final burial rites.

Ehumadu shared a screenshot on his Instagram page in which he was accused of raising funds for the deceased actor after allegedly neglecting him when he was sick and in need of funds.

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Actor Emmanuel Ehumadu Vows to Raise N25m for Late Ernest Asuzu’s Burial Amid Backlash
Actor Emmanuel Ehumadu reacts to backlash over N25m donation for Ernest Asuzu's burial. Photo: @officialemmalabista/@asuzuernest
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The actor noted that people would always talk no matter what. His post read in part:

"World People... No matter what one does some people will sit back and talk rubbish. While we the colleagues of late Ernest Asuzu are trying to raise funds for his burial, rumour already has this going on."

Ehumadu in a different portion of his post made it clear that he is even more inspired to make sure that the N25 million donation target is met.

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According to him, the money is for the burial rites of the late Asuzu and also for the welfare of the family he left behind.

He called on those willing to support the cause to reach out to him for account details.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the late Ernest Asuzu is set to be laid to final rest on April 13.

Recall that the news of the movie veteran’s death made the rounds on January 27. According to his viral obituary poster, his wake and burial will take place in his home town in Imo state.

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Adeyinka Odutuyo is an entertainment/lifestyle journalist at Legit.ng with over three years of working experience in the media industry.

He has a degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies from Osun State University, Osogbo. When he is not writing about celebrities, you will find him blogging about local Nigerian recipes on Instagram (@playfoodbyyinka)

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