Family of late Nollywood actor, Junior Pope releases burial date

The family of the late Nollywood actor, John Odonwodo, known as Junior Pope, has announced his burial arrangements.

The 43-year-old actor tragically lost his life on April 10 in a boat accident on the River Niger during a movie shoot.

The funeral proceedings commenced on April 23 with a requiem mass at Saint John-Mary Vianney Parish in Asaba, Delta State.

Another requiem mass is scheduled for May 13 at Christ the King Catholic Parish in G.R.A, Enugu.

Tributes and a candlelight event will take place at Amadeo Event Center in Enugu on May 14.

On May 16, a wake will be held at his hometown, Uwala Abaka, Ukehe, in Nsukkaa, Igboetiti LGA of Enugu State.

The interment will follow the burial mass at St. Peter’s Parish, Ukehe, on May 17. A final thanksgiving mass is planned for Sunday, May 19, at St. Peter’s Parish Ukche Nsukkaa, Igboetiti LGA, Enugu.