A tribute website has been launched in honour of late Nigerian filmmaker Amaka Igwe, who died of asthma attack in Enugu.
The website www.amakaigwe.ng has been created for goodwill messages and pictures. The site will also contain comments from Twitter and Facebook celebrating the late movie icon, as well as pictures, videos and speeches of the prolific film-maker, who passed away last month.
Fans of the late movie director have already started paying tributes on the comments section of the website.
A visionary and pioneer of modern Nigerian Television TV, drama and movie production. “R.I.P. Ma. U lived a life worth of emulations,” one of the 50 plus comments posted on the website reads.
“U promised me u were goin 2 put CHECKMATE on CD and i was hopin n waitin patiently 4 dat day! Then 4rm d blues d news came dat u were gone 2 glory! My hopes were shattered! I cried dat anoda legend was gon! RIP Amaka Igwe! God wl grant ur family d strent 2 bear ur loss! Sleep on Stallion until d resurrectn mrnin! ADIEU!,” filmmaker and writer Uduak Isong wrote