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JNR POPE: Nollywood Makeup Artist Who Drowned, Buried In Akwa Ibom | SEE PHOTOS

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JNR POPE: Nollywood Makeup Artist Who Drowned, Buried In Akwa Ibom | SEE PHOTOS

24 years old Nollywood makeup artist, Abigail Fredrick, who drowned at the river Niger, has been buried in her hometown in Ikot Udoma, Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, on Monday.

Frederick was among the five film practitioners, including actor, Junior Pope, who died when their boat capsized last Wednesday.

Frederick’s corpse was exhumed on Sunday, from the river bank following an order by the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Umo Eno, who instructed that her body be returned to the state for a proper burial.

A candle-light procession was also held in her honour.

A Facebook user, Ubong David, who shared pictures from the burial on Monday wrote, “Today, the late Abigail Frederick, the Nollywood makeup artist who tragically lost her life in the ill-fated boat mishap, has been laid to rest at the family compound in Ikot Udoma, Eket Local Government Area.

“The funeral service was conducted by the Church of Christ, Ikot Udoma, and was attended by various dignitaries, including the Eket Transition Committee Chairman, Akaniyene Tommey; Commissioner for Tourism, Charles Udoh; SA on Entertainment, Moses Eskor; Godfada Uko, members of the Eket Transition Committee, Nollywood actress, Eve Esin, the Nollywood community, friends, and sympathisers.”

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