Nkem Owoh, a renowned figure in the Nollywood film industry, has broken his silence following the tragic passing of his 24-year-old daughter, Kosisochukwu. The actor had been previously criticized in July for allegedly neglecting his family, which was linked to his daughter’s untimely death.
In a video circulated on social media, a man claimed to be related to Nkem Owoh’s wife accused the actor of neglecting his family responsibilities and prioritizing his career over his loved ones. He asserted that Nkem Owoh’s daughter, Kosisochukwu, had repeatedly pleaded with her father to support her treatment for liver cancer abroad, but her requests were unheeded, leading to her eventual demise.
Taking to his Instagram page, Nkem Owoh expressed his gratitude to all those who had shown support and love to his family during this challenging time. He acknowledged that the outpouring of condolences and messages had been heartwarming and emphasized the comfort of knowing that one is not alone when faced with tragedy.
Nkem Owoh admitted that the passing of his daughter was an unexpected change that has left him feeling a profound sense of loss. However, he also conveyed that the encouragement he has received from others is helping him navigate through this difficult period.
In his own words, “I want to thank you all for the support and love shown to me and my family. When tragedy strikes, there is nothing more heartening than knowing that you’re not alone. It was with deep gratitude that I received your note, and calls with condolences. We have seen many changes over the years. But this is a change I did not anticipate and I am feeling an acute sense of loss. However, I know that because of your encouragement, I will get through this time. Thank you for helping to push me through my grief.”
It’s important to note that the details and circumstances surrounding these events are based on the available information and statements provided.