I Wanted To Work With You So Badly – Actress Mary Njoku Writes As She Pays Tribute To Late Sam Loco


Popular Nigerian actress and movie producer, Mary Remmy Njoku has taken to Instagram to pay tribute to late actor, Sam Loco Efe.

She stated that when she was an aspiring filmmaker, she wanted to work with him because he inspired her.

It would be recalled that the legendary actor died in his sleep at a hotel in 2011 at the age of 65, a tragic loss that struck the industry unexpectedly.


In an Instagram post, Mary Njoku expressed her admiration for him and recalled wanting to work with him when she began her career as a producer.

The actress acknowledged Sam Loco Efe as one of Nigeria’s most talented actors and credited him with inspiring her and the Nigerian film industry.

In her words;


“Life is short. When I was an aspiring Producer, I wanted to work with you so badly, even though you barely knew me. I dreamt of creating a show just to feature you. You were one of the most talented actors Nigeria has ever known and possibly ever will know.

“Today, as I reflect on my journey as a filmmaker, I celebrate your contribution to my life as a creative and to Nollywood. Your craft inspired a whole generation of filmmakers.

“Take your flowers and rest on, LEGEND of all time!”.



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