Runsewe Condoles Anyiam Osigwe Family Over Death Of AMAA President

…Says Vacuum a Difficult Pain

President, Africa Region of World Craft Council (WCC) and Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe has described the death of the 53-year-old founder of Africa Movie Awards, Peace Anyiam Osigwe as painful loss to Nigeria cultural creative sector. 

Runsewe said that her death leaves a vacuum difficult to fill and prays that God gives the family and the entire Nigerian culture and entertainment sector the fortitude to bear this sudden and tragic loss in a year the industry is looking up to create more jobs for youths in Nigeria. 

“What a loss to our nation and industry.  On behalf of NCAC, my family and the entire Nigerian and African cultural tourism industry, I condole the Anyiam Osigwe Family. 

Peace Anyiam Osigwe, who was also the President, Association of Movie Producers in Nigeria, died at a Lagos hospital at the age of 53. 

Similarly, the DG NCAC also commensurate with the former DG, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Studies (NIHOTOUR), Mrs. Chika Balogun, who lost her husband recently and who had been interred according to Muslim rites. 

“Mrs. Balogun is a valued partner and sister and we at NCAC sends our heartfelt condolences, wishing Chika to stay strong over the loss of her dear husband.”  Runsewe stated 

And to the culture media family, Runsewe prayed and sent condolences to Mrs. Chioma Ezike, of Radio Nigeria and Justina Okpanku, of Just Tours, both who lost their father and mother respectively.

“These are trying times for these our friends and partners and we thank God for the lives of their parents who lived their full age and gave us these brilliant culture journalists who have been making contributions to the growth culture economy. 

“NCAC stands with you both at this hour of your parents’ passage.  Please remain strong” Otunba Runsewe prayed.


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