Chico Ejiro’s widow loses son months after burying husband

Nollywood director Chico Ejiro Mr Prolific

Viano Chico-Ejiro son of late filmmaker Chico Ejiro has died.

The death was announced by blogger Stella Dimoko Korkus in an Instagram post on Tuesday, November 16.

“I am in tears and pains but we submit to the will of God. Please family pray for my sister @joychicoejiro to be strong as she makes preparations to bury her 7-year-old son who rested in the Lord 24 hours ago in the US. My heart is completely broken,” the post read.

Viano who died on Monday, November 15, was diagnosed with cancer-related ailments as a toddler.

Chico Ejiro died on December 25 from cardiac arrest.

In a tribute to her late husband, Mrs Chico Ejiro described the filmmaker as a selfless man while thanking God for the opportunity to share 26 years of her life with him.

“In all, I thank GOD for giving me the opportunity to spend the last 26yrs with you, you were a selfless man who was a wonderful husband and a great father. I’m consoled by the beautiful life you lived and the impact you made in the movie industry and all that crossed your path. You will forever be in our hearts. Till we meet again my Baby Boy, I will have plenty gist for you my best friend,” she wrote.