Ghanaian celebrities mourn passing of Nigerian actor Junior Pope

Late Nigerian actor Junior Pope to be buried on May 17, 2024

Nollywood actor, John Odonwodo, popularly known as Junior Pope, tragically passed away on April 10 in a boat accident while filming a movie. His family has announced the burial arrangements to honor his memory.

The funeral proceedings began on April 23 with a requiem mass at Saint John-Mary Vianney Parish in Asaba, Delta State.

A second requiem mass is scheduled for May 13 at Christ the King Catholic Parish in G.R.A, Enugu. Following that, a tribute and candlelight event will be held at the Amadeo Event Center in Enugu on May 14.

On May 16, a wake will be held in his hometown, Uwala Abaka, Ukehe, in Nsukkaa, Igboetiti LGA of Enugu State. This will be followed by a burial mass on May 17 at St. Peter’s Parish, with interment to follow.

The final event to celebrate the life of Junior Pope will be a Thanksgiving mass on Sunday, May 19, at St. Peter’s Parish Ukche Nsukkaa, Igboetiti LGA, Enugu.

The family and friends of the late actor are invited to pay their respects and bid farewell to a beloved member of the Nollywood community.