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“I refuse to celebrate this day” – Rita Edochie dedicates her birthday to late colleague, Junior Pope with a promise

Rita Edochie dedicates her birthday to Junior Pope

Nollywood actress, Rita Edochie is dedicating her birthday to her late junior colleague, Junior Pope.

Taking to her Instagram page, the sister-in-law of Pete Edochie, stated that she wouldn’t be celebrating her birthday today and has chosen to rather dedicate it to Junior Pope. She noted how the late actor never missed her birthdays and would always call her, send her messages, post her pictures online, and more. Rita stated that she refuses to believe he is dead until the day ends and she doesn’t receive a reaction from him.

The aunty of Yul Edochie added that no one death in Nollywood has made her this cràzy as she noted how Junior Pope was too young to die.

Making a promise to him, she stated that the memories they shared would remain evergreen in her heart.

“I REFUSE TO CELEBRATE THIS DAY, I HEREBY DEDICATE IT TO MY GREAT SON JUNIOR POPE WHOSE DEATH INCIDENCE IS BELOW MY BELIEF.

TODAY THE 16TH DAY OF APRIL 2024 IS MY BIRTHDAY BUT I CHOOSE NOT TO CELEBRATE IT THE WAY I HAD INTENDED.
THIS SON OF MINE DOES NOT MISS MY BIRTHDAY EVERY YEAR, HE POSTS MY PICTURES, WRITES, AND CALLS ME, I AM ACTUALLY EXPECTING A PHONE CALL OR A MESSAGE FROM HIM, OR A POST FROM HIS PAGE WITH MY PICTURES REGARDING MY BIRTHDAY TODAY THE 16TH APRIL IF AT THE END OF TODAY I DO NOT GET ANY REACTION FROM HIM, THEN IT WILL DAWN ON ME THAT OBUMNEME NWAM IS NO LONGER HERE
NO DEATH IN NOLLYWOOD HAS MADE ME THIS CRÃZY. OBUMNEME IS JUST TOO YOUNG FOR THIS.

WITH A HEART FULL OF GRIEF AND HEAVINESS, I DEDICATE THIS BIRTHDAY OF MINE TO YOU JUNIOR POPE MY GREAT SON, MY CHAMP.
I PRAY AND HOPE THAT GOD USES THIS GOLDEN DAY OF MINE WHICH I HAVE DEDICATED IN YOUR BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES, TO FIX ANYTHING THAT MAY GO WRONG DUE TO YOUR ABSENCE.

AS FOR YOUR LOVELY WIFE, QUTEJAY THE ENVY OF ALL WOMEN, MAY GOD USE THIS DEDICATED DAY OF MINE TO GRANT HER FORTITUDE AND STRENGTH ENSURING THAT SHE RAISES YOUR WONDERFUL BOYS RIGHTLY AND COMFORTABLY.
MAY THE HARD LIFE THAT HITS YOUNG WOMEN WHO LOSE THEIR HUSBANDS AT VERY DISPLEASING TIMES NEVER HIT HER AT ALL.
I HOPE SHE HEALS FROM THIS WOUND SOON ENOUGH
AND MAY AFFLICTION NOT COME HER WAY THE SECOND TIME.

I LOVE YOU SO MUCH JOHNPAUL OBUMNEME ODONWODO A.K.A JUNIOR POPE
YOUR MEMORIES WILL REMAIN EVERGREEN IN MY HEART AMEN.
IT IS WELL WITH YOUR ACTIVE SOUL NWAM.
I STILL CAN NOT SAY REST IN PEACE BECAUSE E STILL NEVER CLEAR ME
YA DI BA.

THANK YOU JESUS FOR ANOTHER YEAR AND GIFT OF LIFE, YOU KNOW THE BEST.
I CANNOT QUESTION YOU“.

Rita Edochie dedicates her birthday to Junior Pope
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