Actress Empress Njamah has broken her silence over the death of her colleague and best friend Ada Ameh.
The death of Ada Ameh was announced on Monday. It was reported that she died on Sunday night in Delta State.
Shortly after the announcement, fans took to Twitter to worry about Empress who stood by Ada when she lost her only child and supported the deceased during her mental health challenge.
Reacting to the tragic loss, Empress who had been silent on social media since the news broke, took to Instagram to share broken heart emojis.
Empress also reposted consolatory messages from her colleagues and friends on her Instagram story.
Before her death, Ada battled with mental health. She revealed she had been dealing with mental illness following the death of her loved ones.
She spoke about her ordeal in an interview with media personality Morayo Afolabi-Brown on Your View TV show published on Friday, July 1.
According to The Johnsons actress, she had been depressed for years and her daughter Ladi’s death made it worse because Ladi was her best friend, and sister and it felt like her world had crumbled.
The 48-year-old also disclosed that she had lost six siblings before Ladi died.
She said: “I have depression, I have been depressed for some years and it became very worse when I lost my daughter in 2020. I was 14 when I had her, she was my best friend, and sister, I just saw my world crumbling down before me.
“I had lost three of my sisters and three of my brothers. I thought I was going to be next when my younger sister died and I have been in and out of the hospital.”
Ada Ameh visited her daughter’s grave last year to mark the first anniversary of her death.
Ladi died on October 20, 2020, in Abuja following an unsuccessful surgery. She was buried in Gwarinpa, Abuja on October 31.