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Obi Pays Condolence Visit To Junior Pope’s Family (Photos)

The Labour Party (LP)’s Presidential candidate in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, has visited the family of the late Nollywood actor, John Paul Obumneme Odonwodo, popularly known as Junior Pope, to sympathize with them following their beloved’s demise.

Saturday Telegraph reports that the former Governor of Anambra State was accompanied by Kenneth Okonkwo, a Nollywood actor cum politician.

In a post shared via his verified X handle, the former Anambra State governor could be seen signing the condolence register.


Sharing photos and video clip from the condolence visit, Okonkwo, who was the former spokesperson of the Labour Party presidential campaign council wrote, “HE Peter Obi arrived at the residence of John Paul Odonwodo Junior Pope, to pay his condolences to his family over the sad, and untimely departure of their child, brother, husband and father.

“He consoled his mother, Mrs Maria Odonwodo, the widow, Jennifer, and his children.”

Recall that Junior Pope passed away on April 10, 2024, alongside three others after their boat capsized on the Anam River in Anambra State while returning from a film location.

Following his demise, the actor was buried on Friday, May 17 at his hometown, Ukehe in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State.


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