By John Michael Eye
The family of Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, founder and CEO of the Africa Movies Academy Awards (AMAA), has confirmed the death of the producer who passed away at St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, on Monday, January 9, after a brief illness.

Anyiam-Osigwe’s death was previously announced by his colleague in the film industry, Obi Emelonye, ​​in a short tribute via his social media, where he simply wrote “Thank you and goodnight dad peace.”

While other celebrities in the fantasy industry have taken to their various platforms to mourn the deceased as well, her family members have now issued a public statement affirming her death, describing her as an epitome of creative transcendence.

The statement reads: “Paz Maria Ogechi Anyiam-Osigwe: an epitome of creative transcendence.

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“The Emmanuel Onyechere Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe clan in thanksgiving to God and in the belief that God is good and all he does is good and according to his divine will, pattern and plan, announce the passage to eternal glory of our illustrious beloved daughter. , sister, aunt and great-aunt Mrs. Peace Maria Ogechi Anyiam-Osigwe (MFR)

“Peace, the Ada of the Anyiam-Osigwe family, was an outstanding personality, trailblazer, titan, trailblazer, ambitious, humanitarian, unique creative and visionary leader in the film and television industry. Peace left indelible marks on the sands of time.

“We as a family and clan will continue to do whatever it takes to ensure his legacy lives on – the African Film Academy Awards and the African Film Academy, along with his training programs in Nigeria and the African continent, will continue smoothly through the institutions. she created and with the full support of the Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation and other Institutions and Government Agencies with which she has worked over the years. Her numerous charities in different religious denominations and other communities will continue as well.

We will miss the love and companionship we shared with her and pray “that your Chi will guide you on the path to God’s everlasting love into the light of her consciousness.”

We also pray to God our Father of all mercies to grant them eternal rest in his heavenly kingdom where his perpetual light will continue to shine upon

“We believe that you are alive in the life of God because as our father said “EVERYTHING IS LIFE AND ONLY LIFE”. And you continue to live in the hearts of everyone who loves you.

“The family will announce the details of their initiation rites in due course.

“In the meantime, the Family respectfully requests, at this time, that the public respect the privacy of the family as we contemplate God’s love for his children.

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