She reportedly gave up the ghost at St. Nicolas Hospital, Lagos, after being in a coma since Saturday.
Obi Emelonye, a movie director and producer, confirmed Osigwe’s loss of life on his Instagram web page within the early hours of Tuesday.
Obi wrote, “Thanks and good evening, Dada Peace.”
The official assertion, which is titled ‘Peace Maria Ogechi Anyiam-Osigwe: An epitome of artistic transcendence,’ reads:
“The Emmanuel Onyechere Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe clan in thanksgiving to God and within the perception that God is nice and the whole lot He does is nice and in accordance with His divine will, sample and plan, announce the passing to everlasting glory of our illustrious beloved daughter, sister, aunt and nice aunt Ms. Peace Maria Ogechi Anyiam-Osigwe (MFR)
Peace, the Ada of the Anyiam-Osigwe household, was an excellent character, trailblazer, titan, pathfinder, go-getter, humanitarian, one-of-a-kind artistic, and visionary chief within the movie and tv trade. Peace left indelible imprints on the sands of time.
We as a household and clan will proceed do all that’s mandatory to make sure that her legacy lives on – the Africa Film Academy Awards and the Africa Movie Academy, together with their coaching programmes throughout Nigeria and the African continent will stick with it seamlessly by establishments she arrange and with the complete assist of the Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Basis and different Establishments and Authorities Companies whith whom she has labored through the years.* Her quite a few charities throughout totally different non secular denominations and different communities may even be continued.
We’ll miss the love and companionship we shared together with her and we pray “that your Chi information you on the trail to God’s eternal love into the sunshine of his consciousness.”
We additionally pray God our Father of all mercies to grant you everlasting relaxation in his heavenly kingdom the place his perpetual gentle will proceed to shine on . We consider you’re alive within the lifetime of God as a result of as our father mentioned “all is life and life alone”. And also you proceed to stay within the hearts of all who love you.
The household will announce the small print of her rites of passage sooner or later. In the meantime, the Household respectfully asks, at the moment, for the general public to respect the privateness of the household as we ponder God’s love for his youngsters.
The “queen of Nollywood movies,” Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, was a Nigerian director and leisure government.
She was a trailblazer in introducing Nollywood motion pictures to international movie festivals, in response to The Guardian.
She helmed P-Sq.’s debut music video, which is a hip-hop phenomenon. She obtained a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic award from the Nigerian authorities in 2012 for her work within the leisure sector. She is a fellow of TED.
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