Double Tragedy As Actress Obey Etok Chima Loses Father Few Hours To Husband’s Burial


Actress Obey Etok Chima is facing a double tragedy as she mourns the loss of her father, who passed away just hours before her husband’s burial.

The “Singles and Married” star shared the heartbreaking news on her social media platforms on Friday.

In a poignant Instagram post, she wrote, “Another blow on me. I just lost my dad and I am burying my husband today. It is well oo.” On Facebook, she added, “What a tragedy. 2024. I just lost my dad early hours of yesterday 11th April. Just a day to bury my husband. It is well.”

Chima’s husband, Chima Iheke, passed away on January 15, 2024, at the age of 57.

The service of songs for him, held on March 22 in Lagos, saw the presence of colleagues such as Maureen Solomon, Blessing Asibe, Kalu Ikeagwu, and Vera Kanu.

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Obey, known for her role in the Super Story soap opera “No Pain No Gain,” had taken a hiatus from acting in 2008 to focus on her marriage and children.

She made her return to the screen in 2021, appearing in productions like “Cheta M,” “Rude China,” “Wife for Christmas,” “Love and Hook Up,” and “Life List.”

Amidst the grieving process, condolences poured in from colleagues and fans, offering support during this difficult time.

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