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Ify Onwuemene Biography, Age, Cancer, Death

Popular Nollywood actress, Ify Onwuemene is dead! She died of cancer. It was gathered that the actress, who died on Tuesday, had been battling endometrial cancer.
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Ify Onwuemene is a Nigerian veteran actress and TV personality.

She is popular for her appearance in soap operas like Everyday People. She played the role of the lat Sam Loco Efe’s wife in the series, and came into limelight after that.

Actress Ify Onwuemene

Some other superstars that were in the series include Gloria Anozie Young, Ejiro Okurame, Nobert Young, Big Tony, Ignis Ekwe, Carol King, Desmond Elliot, Seun Soremi and Juliet Martin-Abazie.

Not much is known about veteran actress Ify Onwuemene’s husband, children and educational career.

Ify Onwuemene Health

In October 2019, Ify Onwuemene seemed financial assistance to help her treat endometrial cancer. A go fund me account was created and many Nigerians and celebrities contributed for her treatment.

Ify Onwuemene Death

Popular Nollywood actress, Ify Onwuemene is dead! She died of cancer.

It was gathered that the actress, who died on Tuesday, had been battling endometrial cancer.

Her colleague in the film industry, Gloria Anozie-Young, broke the news of her death via her Facebook page. writing:

“With a deep sense of loss but total submission to God Almighty, we regret to announce that IFEY ONWUEMENE has gone to be with the Lord.

“IFEY ONWUEME was diagnosed with endometrial cancer. Her womb was removed, but she has been battling the ailment for many years now.

“In 2019, even after eight sessions of chemotherapy, the doctors told her she had reached stage 4. However, we are not sure if she was given the wrong diagnosis or being treated with the wrong chemo, because she still felt pains on her upper abdomen and her tummy bloated.

“Ify spent more than N10m, being helped with donations by her fellow actors and other Nigerians. A GoFundme account was opened for her, but it did not yield much. She had to go for draining every two weeks at a cost of N280,000, but only 3 litres of liquid can be removed at a time so that her heart is not affected.

“IFEY has finally gone to rest, today 25th May 2021. May her soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.”

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