By Benjamin Njoku
Top Nollywood actor, Tony Umez is currently in deep sorrow. The actor who is best know for playing a particular role in movies lost his mum to the cold hands of death last Tuesday, same the day Nigerians celebrated the nation’s 53rd independence anniversary. Umez announced the sad news on his facebook page last Wednesday night.
‘’I lost my dearest mum, five minutes to midnight, on the 1st of October, 2013. Adieu Mum. Rest in perfect peace in the bosom of the Lord…With a heavy heart, I say, Adieu to the best mum ever,’ Umez announced on his facebook page.’ However, since announcing the sad news, his fans and colleagues have continued to flood his facebook page with condolence messages.
Debuted in Nollywood, in 1994, after starring in that blockbuster movie, “Died Wretched: Buried in N2.3m Casket,” Tony Umez is one of the outstanding actors that have made their marks in the industry.