BY BENJAMIN NJOKU & FLORENCE AMAGIYA
ENUGU—The Nigerian movie industry otherwise known as Nollywood recorded another setback, Thursday, when it lost one of its veteran actors, Pete Eneh to the cold hands of death.
Pete died few days after he had one of his legs amputated due to infection , at Park Lane hospital in Enugu. His health was said to have deteriorated after the amputation.
Confirming the news of his death to Vanguard, former Chairman of Enugu State chapter of Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Mr. Ofiafuluagu Mbaka, said, the celebrated actor died around 1 pm yesterday, in Enugu, though he could not give more details about his death.
The infection, according to reports, started last year, after he had an injury on his leg.
His case got worse when he couldn’t get proper medical attention. The actor was said to have been amputated to stop the infection from spreading to other parts of his body.
Eneh was a visible member of Nollywood. He featured in hit Nollywood movies such as “Lonely Life”, “Divided Kingdom”, “Prince of Ignorance”, “Heavy Rain”, “Naomi ”, “Not Your Wealth”among other movies.