The family of Ada Ameh, the Nollywood actress who died in July, has announced her burial arrangements.


The movie star, who was popular for her role as Emu in The Johnsons, died at a hospital in Warri, Delta state after slumping at an event.

Abahi Ameh, a member of the family, shared a flier containing details of her funeral arrangements via her Instagram page.

According to the flier, Ameh’s burial arrangements will start with a novelty match and candle night on August 19 in Lagos.


This will be followed by another candle night in Benue state on August 25.

The actress will then be buried on August 26 in Benue.

In a post accompanying the flier, Abahi described Ameh’s death as “an emotional journey” for the family.


“It’s been an emotional journey this past few weeks. We draw strength from the most high God and we pray for his guidance as we continue with the burial plans and all events lined up,” she wrote.

Ada Ameh, whose passion for acting started from involving in “mama and papa play” as a child, began professionally in 1996 after starring in ‘Domitilla.’

In 2020, she lost her only daughter, Aladi Godgift.

A few days before her death, she revealed she was battling mental health issues.


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