Junior Pope: Fans Cry Hard over Where Makeup Artist, Others Were Buried

Several Nigerians have expressed bitterness following the circumstances surrounding the Wednesday boat mishap that claimed the lives of popular Nollywood actor, Junior Pope and three others, including a makeup artist, Abigail Frederick, and the cameraman.

Following the ugly incident, controversy erupted between the custodians of the River where the deceased drowned and their relatives over burial rites. Consequently, it was gathered that after several bargaining and negotiations, the relatives and friends of Junior Pope were able to sort out his burial rites, however, not without spending a whopping amount of money.

On the other hand, the relatives, friends, and family of the late Abigail Frederick (the Makeup Artist), have been left heartbroken following failed attempts to take her body to her country home for a proper burial rites.

The disheartening development was disclosed Friday by one of the donors who expressed regrets for the aftermath of their endeavors. According to the report, the contribution that some people made to ensure that the corpse of the deceased was taken to her state could not cater to the target. Consequently, he disclosed that the body of the makeup Artist has been buried at the riverside according to the custom of the people, as well as the custodian of the River

“Abigail Frederick, the Makeup Artist in the boat mishap has been buried by the River Niger because her parents could not afford the money requester to perform the sacrifices which allow them to take her to their hometown in Akwa Ibom for proper burial.”

“It’s so sad “

This development has triggered mixed reactions among fans and concerned citizens who claim it’s unusual and uncalled for that the custodian of the River should compound the woes of the families and friends of the victims. Others stand with the custodians, saying it’s a part of and procedural exercise in their customs.
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