Nollywood stars pay tributes to late Bunor




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Abuja- Colleagues veteran actor, Peter Bunor, on Saturday paid glowing tributes him, describing his death as an irreplaceable loss movie industry and nation at large.

News Agency Nigeria (NAN) that son the deceased, Bunor Jnr, had on posted on his Facebook page: “ the early hours of today, my father, friend, teacher, confidant passed on.’’

NAN also that the late actor died Asaba, the Delta capital.

Bunor, who suffered a stroke some years ago, was said have complained about neglect by his colleagues.

Hanks Anuku, an actor, described the deceased as a who would be remembered for his unquenchable energy and who “ exudes the demeanor of last standing.’’

“Everyone who knew him can attest the that he carried within him an undying urge toward selflessness.

“ He made himself readily available and good to go no matter the .

“ We miss him greatly; I pray that ever remain the same with his indefinite absence,’’ he said.

Another actor, Miss Sarah Lilian, told NAN that Bunor was of the industry’s patriarchs and pioneers.

Lilian said his death would create a great the movie community.

“Though Peter Bunor has been absent from the scene for a while before his death, we must give it to him even in death.

“ He was a great actor, father and a good role interpreter and most of us benefitted from his wealth of experience,’’ she said.

But Hamida Suleiman, an actress, expressed disappointment at the attitude of the Actors Guild of Nigeria.

The actress, who accused the guild of abandoning whenever they had challenges, said: “ Here we go again, what is really happening to Nollywood stars?

my heart goes out to the family. I am very disappointed at the Actors Guild of Nigeria for not giving adequate care to suffering from health challenge or the other.

“ It is not enough to come out with candles every , most deaths would not have occurred if we knew what to do on .

“We need to sit up and see how we can address the challenges of , especially health wise.

“ Rest in , Peter Bunor.”

Bunor had appeared in many soaps such as Cock Crow at Dawn, Memorial Hospital and Checkmate as well as numerous movies such as Living in Bondage.

He is survived by his and grand . (NAN)