Veteran Nollywood actress Ada Ameh is dead .
The actress passed away on Sunday night. She was best known for playing Emu in the Africa Magic family drama, The Johnsons.
The president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria Emeka Rollas, confirmed the information over the phone to The Newsmen on Monday morning.
“We lost Ada. No details at the moment, but we’ve lost Ada,” Rollas told the correspondent.
rumors went viral on social media, claiming that the actress passed away Sunday night at a hospital in Delta State.
WHAT CAUSED ADA AMEH’S DEATH?
She reportedly passed away in Warri, Delta State, after collapsing at around 11 p.m. on Sunday.
According to sources, she was a guest to an oil company worker and his family in the Delta city at the time of her death.
The actress who recently spoke out about her struggles with mental health explained that she was given a job but could not carry it out because she was undergoing mental issues.
“Everything is going to be fine. I have an issue right now, and it’s taking my life. I will not die. We will get over it,” Ada Ameh had posted on social media.
The 48-year-old actress had earlier revealed that she got pregnant with her daughter at 13 because peers introduced her to sex early.
WHO IS ADA AMEH’S DAUGHTER & HUSBAND?
The actress lost her 30-year-old daughter Aladi Godgift in October 2020 despite giving birth when she was young and without a husband.
Aladi had passed away in Abuja following a failed surgery, and the actress last year paid a visit to her daughter’s grave to commemorate the deceased’s one-year passing.
On her daughter’s birthday after she had passed away, she had also given her a party.
WHO IS ADA AMEH ?
Ada Ameh is popular Nigerian actress with more than 20 years of experience in the country’s film industry ,is best known for playing Anita in the 1996 film “Domitilla” and Emu Johnson in the critically acclaimed Nigerian television series “The Johnsons.”