Veteran actress Joke Silva has mourned founder of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) Peace Anyiam-Osigwe who died in a Lagos hospital on Monday.
In a message posted on Instagram on Tuesday, the 61-year-old called on the deceased to greet fellow filmmaker Amaka Igwe who died in 2014.
“2023…you have started! Rest dear aburo. You tried. May the Lord strengthen your family to bear this irreplaceable loss. Greet Amaka Igwe. Chai. Death you are bloody rude. R.I.P. Peace Anyiam-Osigwe,” the actress wrote.
Joke Silva won “Best Actress in a Leading Role” at the second AMAA awards in 2006 for her performance in Women’s Cot.
She won “Best Actress in a Supporting Role” at the fourth edition in 2008 for her performance as a grandmother in White Waters.