Late Ada Ameh to be buried August 25 in Benue, Family Announces Burial Arrangements
The family of Ada Ameh have announced the events leading to the burial of the late actress.
According to the funeral arrangements made by the family, a novelty match and candlelight service will be held in her honor on Friday, August 19, 2022, in Lagos, Vondigest learnt.
This will be followed by another candlelight service in her home state, Benue, on Thursday, August 25.
The remains of the movie star will be interred at her family’s compound on Friday, August 26.
Ameh died on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at the age of 48.
According to several reports that went round at the time of her death, the actress was said to have been a guest of an oil company’s top shot and his family when she suddenly slumped during a gathering.
She was reportedly rushed to the NNPC hospital in Warri, Delta State, where she was confirmed dead.
It would be recalled that a few weeks before her untimely death, the actress revealed that she was going through some mental health issues.
“Everything is going to be fine. I have an issue right now and it is taking my life. I nor go die. We will get over it, we will get over it. I was given a job and I didn’t do the job because I had mental issues,” she said.
“Would people understand when you say you have mental issues? They won’t. They are slamming me with a bill, suing me, it’s okay.”
The movie star lost her only child back in 2020 after a surgery gone wrong.
Ameh is one of the most popular actors in Nollywood with a career spanning over two decades.
She first rose to stardom in the 1996 hit movie ‘Domitila.’
Ameh is also popular for her character ‘Emu’ in the hit TV drama series ‘The Johnsons.’