Popular Nollywood movie director and cinematographer identified simply as Mr Henry has reportedly died during a fatal accident.
Newzandar understands that the Nollywood icon was said to have died on his way back from a club where he had gone to have fun with his friends.
The accident was said to have involved himself who was also in the company of four others.
One of the victims of the crash is said to be currently receiving treatment in the hospital while Mr Henry was reported to have died almost immediately after the crash.
The accident occurred while Mr Henry was on his way home in the late hours of Wednesday after clubbing with friends.
Henry was an elder brother to another Nollywood practitioner called Image who is also into film production.
Confirming his death, a Nollywood actress Ayo Adesanya mourned the death of Mr Henry and also talked about the fact that she was getting ready to join his movie location when she got the news of his death.
The Actress who shared Mr Henry’s picture to mourn his demise revealed how bitter the news made her feel in her post where she wrote; “Am sad today ……Am sad because right here and about now am supposed to be posting your set pics but its so sad and painful that I heard these terrible news …when you invited me to come on board your new production I had looked forward to being a part of it with utmost enthusiasm …just to be told of your demise as I was about to come for your shoot today… Rest in peace MR HENRY …this is just a reality check… that tomorrow is never certain …only Gods mercy keeps us alive …”
Similarly, a popular Nigerian actor and politician, Yul Edochie also took to his Instagram handle to announce the death of the movie director.
Yul in his post regretted the demise of the director, stressing that his absence would be greatly felt in the Nigerian Movie industry.
In his words, Yul wrote; “I’m so so heartbroken.
Henry @hpmedia30 was a good guy, a good friend of mine. Great personality.
Known him for about 10yrs, from Camera assistant, to Director of photography, to Executive producer.
Just when he settled down with a good wife and started producing his own films and making it big, death struck.
What can I say?
God knows best.
Rest well in the bossom of the Lord.”