Nigerian Actor Amaechi Muonagor Passes Away at 62 After Battling Illnesses

Posted on Mar 25, 2024
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By Nathan Eyagu 

 

Nigerian actor Amaechi Muonagor has sadly passed away at the age of 62. His colleague, Kingsley Orji, announced the news on social media, bringing attention to Amaechi's health struggles, which included a stroke that affected his speech.

 

The late actor had sought financial assistance from fans and philanthropists for a kidney transplant in India after suffering a stroke in November 2023. Sadly, in December of the same year, he was diagnosed with kidney disease, diabetes, and stroke.

 

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) had also sought financial support for Amaechi Muonagor, with the guild's National President, Emeka Rollas, confirming assistance from the guild's trust fund.Amaechi Muonagor had a remarkable career, starting as a journalist with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in 1989 before making his debut in Nollywood in the early 90s classic, Taboo (part 1).

 

Hailing from Obosi in Anambra State, he became renowned for his roles in iconic movies such as Taboo (1), Aki and Pawpaw, Karishika, Aki na Ukwa, and Igodo. He was recognized for his talent with a nomination for the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for Best Actor.

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