Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Joke Silva, RMD & Extra Stars Pay Tribute to AMAA Founder Peace Anyiam-Osigwe

Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Joke Silva, RMD & Extra Stars Pay Tribute to AMAA Founder Peace Anyiam-Osigwe

The Nollywood world is mourning the loss of life of Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, the founding father of the Africa Film Academy Awards (AMAA), who passed on earlier this week. Peace is named a pioneer within the African movie business. Those that have seen her masterful work have praised her expertise and charm.

After information of her passing broke, her buddies and colleagues shared loving remembrances and tributes to her.

Learn the tributes under:

Dakore Egbuson-Akande

Awakened right this moment to the unhappy information of your passing. My dearest ND Sis as we used to name one another, you fought a great battle, empowered many, and constructed a long-lasting legacy by the #AMAA awards (of which I’m a proud recipient) and numerous coaching applications. You made your mark and I’m really grateful to have recognized you. I can’t consider I’m saying Relaxation In Peace however God really is aware of greatest. I hope sudden deaths like this remind us of the brevity of life and the necessity to present like to these round us for the day is certainly not promised however a present from God.

Uche Jombo

Peace Anyiam-Osigwe. I don’t have phrases. could CHI welcome you and provides your loved ones the grace to bear this!


We’re devastated to be taught in regards to the passing of an Amazon and a lady now we have generally known as household for many years now. Madam Peace, as we fondly name her, past being considered one of Nollywood’s largest advocates and promoters globally, performed an instrumental position in our profession. For which we stay grateful. The historical past of P-SQUARE can’t be written with out a point out of Peace Anyiam-Osigwe Our hearts and prayers exit to all the Anyiam-Osigwe household, AMAA, the African Movie business, AMP and the assorted charities she was part of. You don’t bear this nice loss alone, we’re with you. God bless and preserve you Madam Peace. Relaxation nicely.

Yours, Peter & Paul Okoye (P-SQUARE)

At this time, I misplaced my Aunty, my Mother, my mentor and buddy – Ms Peace Marie Ogechi Anyiam-Osigwe MFR. The Household respectfully asks, right now, for the general public to respect the privateness of the household as we ponder God’s love for his kids. Signed Anyiam-Osigwe Household

Dr. Onyeka Nwelue

In 2012, Dame Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, made it potential for me to check Directing at Prague Movie Faculty in Czech Republic. Among the finest movie faculties on this planet. It was below the auspices of Africa Movie Academy. Extra folks like me, on the market, that she despatched to movie faculties.

Over 4 weeks in the past, I handed within the manuscript of my memoir, “Peace Symphony,” to my editor, Ebelenna Esomnofu, as I hoped to launch it on March thirtieth, 2023.

Dame Peace Anyiam-Osigwe had learn it and was proud of it. It’s my memoir, however solely centered on her. Right here, you see! pic.twitter.com/JY6mOYyg2E

— Dr. Onyeka Nwelue (@onyeka_nwelue) January 10, 2023

Emeka Keazor

Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, thanks. You confirmed us the way it may very well be finished. Now you relaxation nne, your work is completed.

Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe

Finally, God has the larger plan for our lives and right this moment, he determined to take @PmoPeace and preserve her. Might the Lord bless Peace Maria Ogechi Anyiam-Osigwe (founding father of @AMAAWARDS & @AfricaFilmAcad) could the Lord certainly preserve her. Her work on earth is completed.

Toyosi Etim-Effiong

Daniel Effiong

Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD)

Wow ! Began my day with the information that you simply’re gone & it feels so surreal & unfaithful. What is beautiful by no means dies, however passes into different loveliness. Relaxation in utmost peace, my good sis. My ideas and prayers are with your loved ones right now.

Peaceable Peace (Founder AMA awards), you’ll positively be missed.

Rita Dominic Anosike

We have now misplaced an enigma, an Icon, a trailblazer.

We have now misplaced a sister.

We have now misplaced the founder and director of Africa Film Academy Award (Amaa).

It’s so troublesome to say goodbye

It’s so troublesome to jot down RIP beneath your image.

This isn’t a great begin to the New 12 months however who I’m I mere mortal to query the almighty..

Your contributions to the expansion of Nollywood and African cinema won’t ever be forgotten. You empowered so many creatives in Africa by your platform together with me. Thanks for all sis.. thanks.

Adieu until we meet to half no extra..

FRIMA Executive Producer/President, Mike Dada

That is such a devastating tragedy. The late Anyiam-Osigwe was a beacon of hope for the African inventive sector and her contributions to the African movie business won’t ever be forgotten. We will solely hope that her household finds the energy to deal with this loss; she was a form and galvanizing particular person to everybody she got here throughout. We had an expert and collaborative relationship that she promised to return my attendance at AMAA 2022 with presence on the eighth AFRIMA in Dakar this weekend. Nonetheless in shock!

Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi 

Goodnight ma’am @digitalpmoglobal you chatted me on Thursday simply to encourage me and informed me you’ll pop champagne for me. you informed me I’m so hardworking and centered. I do know heaven gained an angel. Thanks a lot ma’am and I promise to at all times be focus and proceed to be my very own competitors. goodnight mama.

Funke Akindele Bello 

So Unhappy!! Relaxation In Peace, expensive Aunty Peace. You have been such an exquisite soul. Might the nice Lord consolation your family members AMEN!!

Omoni Oboli 

Peaceable Peace, relaxation in peace sister. Phrases fail me.

Joke Silva

2023…you could have began! Relaxation expensive aburo. You tried. Might the Lord strengthen your loved ones to bear this irreplaceable loss. Greet Amaka Igwe. Chai …loss of life you’re bloody impolite. R.I.P. Peace Anyiam-Osigwe.

Ramsey Nouah

My dearest Peace, it’s with a heavy coronary heart I write this and I want that possibly, simply possibly, its all a nightmare I’ll get up from. You had plans! There have been so many heights to succeed in, so many grounds to interrupt and so many destinies ready to take flight on the wings of your platform. Life actually is fleeting! The information of your passing is one other enormous shock. You have been a drive, an icon and a visionary chief in Nollywood. You will have written your identify within the sands of time and your legacy continues to stay on. Relaxation in peace expensive sister and Might God grant your family members the fortitude to bear this loss. You’ll eternally be remembered. Adieu Sister!

Segun Arinze

Feeling numb and attempting to make sense of this shock? You left identical to that! Peace Anyiam Osigwe you have been an amazon and enigma. Every part you touched went Gold. @AMAAWARDS and extra. It was an ideal honour working with you. Sleep on Sister. Might you discover peace and relaxation with God.

Ayo Makun

Solely a lady of substance and integrity brings out everybody that I’m seeing speaking about you right this moment on social media and completely different platforms. I can’t clarify how a lot I’d actually miss all her skilled recommendation. Peace Anyiam Osigwe was an inspiration to the entire business. She was full of religion, braveness, and energy. All the time prepared to assist. Every part she requested me to do about Almajiri began falling in place from final yr. We want you farewell in your journey to eternity. You’d by no means be forgotten, relaxation in peace, PEACE ( Founder AMAA Awards)

Yul Edochie 

Life is so unsure.

Simply few weeks in the past I had a telephone dialog together with her the place she informed me the plans she had for Nollywood in 2023 and counseled me for my work.

At this time she’s gone.

Relaxation nicely Madam Peace Anyiam Osigwe.

Might God grant your loved ones the energy to bear the loss.

Stella Damasus

Relaxation nicely expensive PEACE ANYIAM-OSIGWE. Might God consolation the Anyiam – Osigwe household. We have now misplaced a visionary. One who repositioned the Nigerian movement image business. It’s nicely….. #itiswell

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