Grieve over Dede One Day death? Find out more about the candle night procession organized to honor him.
It’s a pity that in 2015 Nollywood has lost several of its prominent actors with great talent. One of them is this famous comic. Many people in Nigeria still as:is Dede One Day dead? Can it be true?
Dede One Day passed away in December 2015. He was on the stage performing, when he felt bad and eventually was taken to the hospital. There he died in the morning. He had high blood pressure and doctors could nothing for him.
In February 2016 Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) decided to carry out a candle night to honor the memory of this great Nigerian comic. Dede One Day is buried in Imo State, at Umuduruori Umuarusilam Umuagwuru Mbieri. That is where the procession has taken place. They have honor the actor known as Dede (his stage name) and the real name of the comedian was Peter Onwuzurike Onyehidelam.
The candles were lighted at the Freedom Square in Owerri. People talked about the late actor, remembering his jokes and great talent, as well as the good companionship they miss so much. Mr. Conac Umez shared his experience and opinion on Dede One Day and said there is no other like him now in Nigeria.
People still get online to listen to his Laugh With Me comedy programs. The wife and kids of the actor as well as other family members still carry the burden of this untimely loss. R.I.P. Dede One Day.