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Nollywood Star Junior Pope Laid to Rest in Hometown


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By Fasuyi Tolulope

The body of the late JohnPaul Odonwodo, popularly known as Junior Pope, has arrived in his hometown of Ukehe, located in the Igbo-etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State, for burial.
Reports indicate that the burial ceremony is currently taking place, with numerous Nollywood celebrities in attendance to pay their final respects. The funeral mass is being conducted by Rt Rev Godfrey Onah, the Bishop of the Nsukka Catholic Diocese.
Junior Pope tragically passed away in April when the boat he was traveling in from a movie location capsized on the Anam River in Anambra State. His untimely death has sent shockwaves through the Nollywood community and beyond.
The late actor, known for his captivating performances and contributions to the Nigerian film industry, is being remembered for his talent and the legacy he leaves behind. As the funeral proceedings continue, friends, family, and colleagues gather to honor his memory and bid him a heartfelt farewell.
The presence of Nollywood stars at the funeral underscores the impact Junior Pope had on his peers and the industry at large. His death marks a significant loss, and the funeral provides a moment for reflection and celebration of his life and career.


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