YOU DIED IN MY ARMS, YOU LEFT ME CONFUSED AND DEVASTATED—CHICO EJIRO’S WIFE, JOY MOURNS
While Nigerians are still dazed in shock and disbelief on the passing of legendary Nollywood filmmaker, Chico Meziakpono Ejiro, his wife of 26 years, Joy Efetobore, has penned a short eulogy to her departed better half.
In her first reaction since her husband died on Christmas day morning, Joy said Chico’s death was a rude shock that has left her confused and devastated.
Joy who runs Grandtorch Pictures with her late husband, wrote on her social media handle said she “thanked God for giving her the opportunity to spend the last 26yrs with her.
Hear her, “you were a selfless man who was a wonderful husband and a great father.
“I’m consoled by the beautiful life you lived and the impact you made in the movie industry and all that crossed your path. You will forever be in our hearts”.
The legendary filmmaker died on Friday in Lagos, following health complications.
Read the full text of her write up:…
” This is a rude shock!!!!!!!! we had a lot of plans for Christmas, we spoke a lot about how the day will go, we were recounting how GOD has been good to us this year and how grateful we are to be alive, I never knew it was going to be my last midnight gist with you. You died in my hands Chico, you left me so confused and devastated.
In all, I thank GOD for giving me the opportunity to spend the last 26yrs with you, you were a selfless man who was a wonderful husband and a great father.
I’m consoled by the beautiful life you lived and the impact you made in the movie industry and all that crossed your path. You will forever be in our hearts. Till we meet again my Baby Boy, I will have plenty gist for you my best friend”