Ada Ameh’s Death Broke Us On ‘The Johnsons’ – Chinedu Ikedieze

Chinedu Ikedieze, a veteran actor in Nollywood, has confessed that the passing of his coworker Ada Ameh devastated him and the rest of the cast of the renowned sitcom 'The Johnsons.'

According to LEADERSHIP, Ada Ameh passed away on July 17th, 2022 in Warri, Delta State, just a little over two years after the death of her sole child, Ladi Ameh.
Ada Ameh performed the part of Emu, the matriarch of the Johnsons' family in the eponymous series, up until the time of her passing.

Ikedieze, who played the role of Efe, the first son of the family in the sitcom, stated in a recent interview with Chude Jideonwo that the late Ameh was like a mother to them, emphasizing that she took her character as a mother in the series off the screen. Ikedieze played the role of Efe in the sitcom.

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He expressed his sorrow by saying, "It was very difficult for me to hear that Ada Ameh had passed away." You should know that Ada was very much like a mother. She removed the character known as the Emu from the screen. Even outside of production, I've encountered her a few times outside, and whenever we did, people would tell her, "See your pikin.

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"Therefore, it seemed like I had lost a piece of myself when she passed away. That was the very least amount of information or news that I desired to hear. That was the most surprising thing to happen to any of us, ever, throughout our time on 'The Johnsons.' It ruined us beyond repair.

Following her passing, we put the production on hold. But I give thanks to God that we were able to get our thoughts together and figure out how to proceed. You know, when Ada left 'The Johnsons,' we weren't even sure that the show would continue airing since Emuakpor is inseparable from 'The Johnsons,' and everybody who talks about 'The Johnsons' has to bring him up.

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Consequently, it is challenging to remove Ada's character, Emu, from the show 'The Johnsons.' However, I have no idea how we got to this point where we are still bubbling. It was challenging because we see her on a daily basis, and there are images of her all throughout the room. When you occasionally visit the location and look at her images, you may notice that other individuals have started crying. It is not easy. Extremely trying.

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