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True Story Of How Nollywood Actress, Ify Onwuemene Died



The cause of the death of Nollywood Actress, Ify Onwuemene, has been revealed as endometrial cancer.

Onwuemene was a popular face in the sitcom ‘Everyday People’.

Her colleague, Gloria Anozie-Young, announced her death via her Facebook page.

Anozie-Young wrote


“With a deep sense of loss but total submission to God Almighty, we regret to announce that IFEY ONWUEMENE has gone to be with the Lord.

“IFEY ONWUEME was diagnosed with endometrial cancer. Her womb was removed, but she has been battling the ailment for many years now.

“In 2019, even after eight sessions of chemotherapy, the doctors told her she had reached stage 4. However, we are not sure if she was given the wrong diagnosis or being treated with the wrong chemo, because she still felt pains on her upper abdomen and her tummy bloated.

“Ify spent more than N10m, being helped with donations by her fellow actors and other Nigerians. A GoFundme account was opened for her, but it did not yield much. She had to go for draining every two weeks at a cost of N280,000, but only 3 litres of liquid can be removed at a time so that her heart is not affected.

“IFEY has finally gone to rest, today 25th May 2021. May her soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.”

The deceased has since been buried at Onicha-Ugbo town in Aniocha North Local Council, Delta State.

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