On the path of life, there are people who change our perception of things and become benchmarks, creating a path for others to follow and overcome. Paz Anyiam Osigwe set the pace for filmmakers in Nollywood. Her love and dedication to the growth of the film industry made her a role model to many as she founded and became President of the African Film Academy Awards (AMAA) and President of the Film Producers Association. (AMP).

Anyiam-Osigwe died on January 9, 2023 at St. Nicholas Hospital in Lagos after falling into a coma on January 7. The shocking news of his passing has sparked online reactions from both the film and music industries.

AMAA described her as “an epitome of creative transcendence” in the statement announcing her passing, underscoring her influence in the creative sector.

“Tía Paz”, as friends and apprentices affectionately called her, the deceased was an embodiment of inventiveness and humility. She used her position to…