One of the leading lights of the Film industry in Africa and the Founder of the prestigious AMAA Awards, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe has passed on.
Notable filmmaker, Zik Zulu broke the news of her death at St. Nicolas Hospital, Lagos after being in a coma for two days.
“Our President, Peace, has passed. As at Saturday, she was reported to be in coma at Saint Nicholas. But now her family has confirmed her transition. May the memory of her life be a blessing. Rest in peace, dear Peace”, he writes on a Nollywood platform.
The industrious woman would be remembered as one of those who shaped the face of the new Nollywood.
A television talk-show presenter, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe was first published as a writer at the age of 9.
Anyiam-Osigwe was a graduate of Law and Political Science from Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Peace Anyiam-Osigwe was not only the Founder of the African Movie Academy Awards, AMAA, she was also the President of the Association of Movie Producers, AMP and one of the most prominent figures in Nollywood.
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