The Nigerian movie industry has been put to a state of confusion as one of its own, Emilia Dike is dead. The Nollywood actress reportedly slumped and died in Enugu State at the late hours of Wednesday May 20.
According to movie director, Okechukwu Oku, announced her passing on his official Instagram page, calling her great woman who is well respected in the industry and with a heart of gold. She is seen as the pillar of her family as she is cherished by her children who referred to her as a strong and super mum.
“Why is death taking the best people??? I am confused oooooh. Just filmed with Mama here on my two last projects, excited to release it and this horrible news today. A woman with the heart gold. Aah noooo. Will miss you Mrs Dike. Nollywood has lost a gem in you. This is messed up.” Oku wrote
According to another source, it was reported that she had a cardiac arrest.