- A Nollywood actor Emeka Okoye has expressed heartbreak at the loss of a colleague called John Lee
- The film star shared the sad news on his official Instagram page on Sunday, July 11, to the shock of many Nigerians
- John Lee reportedly recovered from a stroke but fell sick again and unfortunately, the actor didn’t make it
The second half of 2021 has got Nigerians asking questions especially with the death of prominent celebrities.
Recently, Nollywood actor Emeka Okoye announced the passing of his colleague Mbakwe popularly called John Lee.
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Emeka Okoye pays tribute to John Lee
According to Emeka, his deceased colleague recently recovered from a stroke only to fall ill again and unfortunately, he didn’t make it.
Emeka said he heard of John's demise before his birthday but he couldn’t come to terms that he died without fulfilling his dreams based on their last discussions about their careers.
According to the film star, celebrities go through a lot but fans believe they are immune to life's challenges.
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God have mercy on us
The deaths in the second half of the year have got people asking questions. Legit.ng gathered some of the reactions to John Lee's death below:
"What’s happening in this second half of the year with death? Me and my household and friends will not mourn, Amen. R.I.P sir."
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"What’s happening death everywhere God come to our aid."
"The entertainment industry needs to hold prayer and fasting. This is too much."
"Lord have mercy oooo."
"What is going on???"
"I think rapture has started and heaven is slowly picking their candidates."
"The rate at which people are dying recently is alarming. God have mercy on us."
"Better repent now life is unpredictable."
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Legit.ng earlier reported that 2baba, Daddy Showkey, Eldee, and other colleagues virtually attended the funeral service of Sound Sultan.
The singer who had been under medical care in the US lost his battle to cancer and it would have been impossible to have him flown back to Nigeria since it’s advisable to bury a Muslim corpse within 24 hours of demise.
Friends, fans, and other family members who would have loved to say a final goodbye to the singer couldn’t get the chance. A host of celebrities all tuned in to watch the proceeding and say their last goodbye to the singer.