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Junior Pope: Sarah Martins tenders public apology to her senior colleagues over attack on Adanma Luke

Sarah Martins apologises over comment on Adanma Luke

Nollywood actress, Sarah Martins has tendered a public apology to her colleague, Adanma Luke for attacking her over Junior Pope’s death.

Kemi Filani reported that many had blamed the actress and producer for killing the actor and other crew members of her carelessness. Adanma was behind the movie production that claimed the actor’s life.

Reacting to the news of his death, Sarah Martins took to her Instagram page to drag the actress noting how her recklessness had cost her the lives of people. She described the actress’ movie as a low-budget movie trying to raise local standards without providing the necessary amenities.

Taking to her comment section, Uju Okoli and Destiny Etiko slammed her over her statement.

Uju Okoli told her to shut up, while Destiny Etiko noted how there is time for everything as she stated that such a statement was totally wrong.

Now taking to her Instagram page, Sarah shared a DM she received from her colleague, Iheme Nancy, who berated her for dragging the actress. She stated that she would have given her hot hot she was with her.

In her caption, Sarah apologized for her outburst, blaming it on her unstable state following the news of his demise. She apologized to her colleagues in the industry as she appreciated Iheme Nancy, noting how she respects her.

“I want to publicly apologize for my outburst yesterday regarding the painful tragedy

For the respect I have for some of my senior colleagues who reached out to me, I had to take down the post.

I apologize to my friends and colleagues who found the post insensitive and felt disappointed

This is a lesson to all of us, and I believe things like this will never happen again.

@ihemenancy you’re my Gee and I respect you”.

Sarah Martins apologises over comment on Adanma Luke
Sarah Martins apologises over comment on Adanma Luke

Hours ago, Jide Awobona had made a case for Adanma Luke, as he noted how such an unfortunate incident could have befallen anybody. He stated that it is a norm in Nollywood and when one refuses to do certain things, they are being tagged as difficult and called unprofessional. Jide noted how such producers reminded them that they were heavily paid and were given the script beforehand.

Kemi Filani reported on Wednesday that Nollywood lost another of its beloved actors, Junior Pope, who had drowned while returning from a movie location with his colleagues in a boat at Anam River in Anambra State. The actor was said to have woken up briefly and was taken to the Water Shrine for some cleansing after which he was taken to the hospital, where he eventually gave up.

Confirming his death, the AGN president expressed sadness over his demise as he noted how their joy was short-lived. He stated that his first post was out of excitement when he noticed his tingling fingers. Unfortunately, two hospitals tried their best to revive him but to no avail.

The Actors Guild of Nigeria released a public statement, banning actors and actresses from starring in Adanma Luke’s movies till further notice. Her movie, which claimed the life of Junior Pope and crew members has been suspended indefinitely.

To add to it, all movies involving riverine areas and boat riding have been suspended indefinitely and no Nollywood practitioner is expected to hold any shoot today, April 11th.

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