Actor Junior Pope laid to rest in his hometown (Photos/Video)

The remains of late Nollywood actor John Paul Obumneme Odonwodo, popularly known as Junior Pope has been buried today, May 17th.

The burial is currently taking place at his hometown Ukehe, in Nsukka, igboetiti LGA of Enugu State.

It can be recalled that Junior Pope was a victim of a boat accident on his way to Asaba to shoot a movie. Pope lost his life when their boat capsized in River Niger in Anambra state. He died alongside three crew members.

The Nigerian-Cameroonian born left behind his three boys and wife, Jennifer Awele Okpuno, who he married in July 2014.

Photos and video capturing his burial event emerged online as it showed family and friends mourning Pope’s death.

A photo showed his wife and kids, dressed in all black attires in the church for his burial mass.

It is crucial to know that a final thanksgiving mass will be held on Sunday, May 19 at St. Peter’s Parish Ukche Nsukkaa, Igboetiti LGA, Enugu.

Social media users penned their emotional thoughts as they took to comment section. Some reactions are shown below:

euphrosa said, “No one should stress this woman. I curse any soul or human that will ever dare to inflict more pain. May heaven and earth deprive that soul of everything good. God condole this woman and give her the grace to raise her sons😭😭 this is heart wrenching 😢”.

ig_fbb said, “In the course of looking for what to eat, may we not get eaten. 🙏 Rest Easy, JNR Pope!”

nkluv00 said, “The first son already understands that his dad is gone. What a pity.”

colmac_auto_transport said, “Imagine what his widow is going through, imagine the kids asking their Mom questions like where is Daddy ? Sending her strength In Jesus Mighty Name Amen.”

karisgladng said, “What is this woman going to do with the children? Divine consolation to the living. Amen. May his soul RIP. Amen”.

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