“Respect the Wife & Rest”: Ruby Ojiakor Remembers Jnr Pope, Shares Loved-up Video, Pics, Fans React

“Respect the Wife & Rest”: Ruby Ojiakor Remembers Jnr Pope, Shares Loved-up Video, Pics, Fans React

  • Ruby Ojiakor has marked one-month remembrance of her time in Ukehe, Enugu state, with her late colleague, Jnr Pope
  • The film star shared a loved-up video they made then as well as some pictures where they wore matching clothes to mourn the late actor
  • Ojiakor said the actor, whom she described as a brother and friend, should continue to rest in peace; a post which sparked reactions

Nollywood actress, Ruby Ojiakor, has continued to mourn her colleague and friend, late Jnr Pope, in a special way.

Legit.ng previously reported that Ojiakor received mourners from Enugu state, who came to her house to greet her after Jnr Pope's demise. They wore black clothes and gave her gifts, while the actress cried her heart out.

In her latest post, the actress shared the last video they made together while they were in Ukehe.

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In the clip, she ran and jumped on the late actor as they shared some fun moment together.

Ruby Orjiakor remembers late Jnr Pope.
Ruby Orjiakor remembers late Jnr Pope. Photo credit @jnrpope/@ruby_orjiakor
Source: Instagram

Ojiakor shares pictures taken with Jnr Pope

The actress' post also included a collage of pictures taken with the actor, who died in April.

In the photos, they were wearing matching colours as they posed for the camera.

Recall that Ojiakor had opened up about the relationship she shared with late Jnr Pope.

Below is the video:

How fans reacted to Ojiakpor's post

Reactions have trailed the video shared by Ojiakpor about the late actor. Here are some of the comments below:


"Those of you dropping h8te comment that she is mourn more than the wife clearly don't have good friends and all of you heart is so dark and how do you know Ruby mourning than the wife? If you don't like what she posts, unfollow her ."

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"Ruby pls now. Can we ever stop crying. Can we ever watch JP's video n not cry. JP, JP, we love u dear. Rest in peace."


"Mourning more than the main wife???Ah you can do better please."


"Chai, some people will not understand what real and close friendship is all about, too many memories, Ruby takes heart okay."


"Na only for Nigeria I see say having a men as best friend is sin .God evil mind everywhere."


"Madam you nor dey rest.pls respect the wife na."


"Madam pls rest... You no miss him pass his wife… Stop all these nonsense, it’s turning to insult."


"Rudy Ojiakor, it's unwîse how u're not letting Jnr.Pope rest in peace with all this clout chasing video u're posting up & down as content to draw traffic to ur media handles. More unwîse not knowing u're now mourning than his late widow. He isn't ur husband remember. Most unwîse how everybody got pained over his untimely demise but seems ur own pain is becoming unwîse."

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"He was first rubby's friend, best of it, b4 he met his wife nd married her dere here still friends. I belt you this people as been friends for over 20 years now."


"Madam ruby rest in Jesus name. We know say he is ur baby father so stop is enough. Mtchwww."

Ruby Ojiakor stirs speculation

In a related story, Legit.ng how the actress finally found the courage to publicly mourn Junior Pope.

In her post, she expressed deep sorrow over his death and revealed it was the first time she would question her creator.

Proofreading by James Ojo Adakole, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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