7 Reasons Why Junior Pope Nwodo And 4 Other Crew Members Passed Away

Junior Pope Nwodo is a Nigerian actor known for his work in the Nigerian movie industry, commonly referred to as Nollywood. He was born on May 7, 1984, in Ukehe, Enugu State, Nigeria. Junior Pope began his acting career in 2006 and has since appeared in numerous movies, earning recognition for his versatile performances. He has played various roles across different genres, showcasing his talent and versatility as an actor. Junior Pope is also known for his strong presence on social media, where he shares glimpses of his personal life and interacts with fans and has this popular slogan, “WHO DOES THAT”.

Junior Pope and his children

On the 10th of April 2024, Junior Pope Nwodo sadly passed away after a boat accident occured at the river Niger while they were crossing from Anam to onitcha.

Junior Pope Nwodo was coming back from a movie shoot title “THE OTHER SIDE OF LIFE” When the boat he was in capsized and claimed the life of 5 people out of the 12 people who were in it. The producer of this movie is Adanma Luke

Body Of Junior Pope after being rescued.

They includes, Junior Pope, The Make up artist, the videographer,the mic holder etc.

A crew member and victim of the boat accident
A crew member and victim of the boat accident
A crew member and victim of the boat accident
A crew member and victim of the boat accident
A crew member and victim of the boat accident

According to TC Okafor who survived the boat accident, He stated that on the 9th of April, they did crossed same river without a life jacket.

And on the 10th when this sad event happened, he claimed the boat captain was having an ear phone which he was playing music. He stated that when they were approaching the canoe, he alerted them but they were adamant because he was focused on his music and also focused on the video Junior Pope was making. It was at this point that the boat hit the canoe and the boat capsized.

TC Okafor, the survival

In this article, we will state 7 possible reasons why Junior Pope and other 4 crew members died in this sad event.

  1. NO LIFE JACKET- According to eye witness report, they were not wearing lifejacket while boarding the boat Which made their survival minimal
  2. LACK OF Emergency Service – The lack of emergency service around the river also led to the late rescue of these victims.
  3. LACK Of Medics- Lack of medical services around the river made Junior Pope to died because their was no first aide given to him when he was rescued
  4. LACK OF POLICE Validation – The Marine police around the river Niger claimed these actors never sought for their services either to get the life jacket or get divers from them.
  5. NO Divers Around – As at the time when this happened,there was no professional divers available which made the survival of these crew so minimal.
  6. Not Using The Bridge – Our investigation shows that there is a road to this very location which they could go through the bridge but they decided to keep using the river.
  7. Distraction- According to eye witness report, the captain was distracted while trying to get himself in the video Junior Pope was making which made him to lost control.

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