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Veteran actress, Stella Ikwuegbu, dies after battle with leg cancer

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Veteran actress, Stella Ikwuegbu, dies after battle with leg cancer

Story from Usman UMAR

The Nollywood entertainment industry has lost another reowned veteran actress, Stella Ikwuegbu, who died after battling leg cancer.

Her passing was shared on Sunday by film producer, Stanley Nwoko, also known as Stanley Ontop, on his Instagram page.

Nwoko posted, “Nollywood actress and veteran Mrs Stella Ikwuegbu has passed away. The seasoned actress departed from this world today after a battle with leg cancer. Rest in peace, Madam Stella. Nollywood mourns again. It is well.”

The departed actress started her career in 1990, starring in several movies such as Spoiler, Ukwa, Sound of Love, Holy Man, Two Hearts, Heart of Stone, and Madam Koikoi, among others.

Originally from Enugu State, she was not only an actress but also a businesswoman.

A graduate of the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) in Enugu State, she launched her restaurant, ‘The Film Bar,’ on August 1.

The actress’ demise occurred just days after the passing of veteran Yoruba actor Dayo Adewunmi, known as Sule Suebebe, who died, aged 68.

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