Ada Ameh, the Nollywood actress popular for her role in The Johnsons, the family sitcom, is dead.
Ameh’s death was confirmed by Emeka Rollas, president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria AGN), on Monday morning.
The actress was said to have suddenly collapsed at an event and was thereafter rushed to the Nigerian National Petroleum Hospital. She, however, died before they arrived at the medical facility.
Abubakar Yakubu, national secretary of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), also said “we’re trying to confirm the circumstances surrounding her death.”
The actress’ demise comes a few weeks after she announced that she was battling mental health issues.
“I have an issue right now and it’s taking my life, but I won’t die. We would get over it. I was given a job, but I didn’t do it because I have mental health issues,” she had said.