Nollywood star okechukwu loses father
Chief Godwin Okechukwu Nwodo, a retired civil servant and father of Nollywood star and evangelist, Mr Joe Okechukwu, is dead. The late Chief Nwodo, who voluntarily retired from the Nigerian Prisons Service to pursue business interests in the early 1970s, died after a brief illness. He was 80 years old. Confirming his death, his first son Joe Okechukwu, a Nollywood actor, evangelist and social entrepreneur, said his father, the late Nwodo, was “deeply loved by God and family.”Mr. Okechukwu said that, although his father had a protracted health condition, he passed on peacefully at his home in Enugu. The late Chief Nwodo left behind wife, two sons, including the Nollywood star, and a daughter.