One of the members of the fund-raising team of Prince James Uche named Chioma Okoye around 5pm today, 8th of March, 2017 announced the death of the Igbo actor as he was preparing to fly to India for proper medical treatment.
The family yesterday released a statement that the gallant entertainer who was bed-ridden for months and cash-trapped had slipped into coma.
Further reports have it that his death was confirmed by a former President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, in the person of Segun Arinze.
According to Onlinenigeria, Miss Chioma Okoye took to her Instagram account to make a detailed report on the demise of the actor who was reportedly assisted by the Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu with a sum of N14 million.
Read her short letter below:
“WE THE CAMPAIGN TEAM
CHIOMA OKOYE RITA EDOCHIE
EMEKA OJUKWU (TORINO) EJIRO OKURAME. ( #SAVEPRINCEJAMESUCHECAMPAIGNTEAM). We regret to be the bearers of this sad news, but our COLLEAGUE, father, husband [PRINCE JAMES UCHE) passed on [Wednesday] from complications following Diabetes Blindness, BP, kidney.
He has been experiencing fever, strange blood infection, and strange blisters on his legs for the past three days after he secured his Visa before he passed on today Wednesday March 8th in the Ambulance on his way for Dialysis at 2:15pm..
He was meant to travel this Saturday March 11th to India for his surgery…We sincerely want to thank everyone who donated to save this great man…we shall keep you all posted….@chioma_okoye @ritaedochie @emekatorino @chief_ejirookurame INFO-CALL…Torino-08023200557… Ejiro Okurame 08030519374 #chiefejirookurame”