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Junior Pope: List Of Compensation Gov Eno Offered Family Of Late Nollywood Make-up Artist Buried At River Bank




Gov Eno and Late Nollywood Make-up artist

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Umo Eno, has offered some compensation to the family of late Nollywood make-up artist, Abigail Frederick, who died alongside Nollywood actor, Junior Pope, in a boat mishap in Anambra State.

Naija News reports that Governor Eno paid a condolence visit to Abigail’s family in Ikot Udoma, Eket Local Government Area of the state.

In a statement via Instagram on Saturday, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Ekerete Udoh, disclosed that Eno showed concern for the grieving family.

According to him, the compensation Governor Eno offered Abigal’s family includes:

  • Automatic employment to elder sister
  • Directed a renovation of the family house to modern standard
  • Promised assistance to the undergraduate sisters who are at the University of Uyo

The statement read, “Living to his billing as the epitome of compassion, Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, on arrival from an official engagement in Abuja, this afternoon drove straight to the family compound of the late Nollywood make- up artist. Abigail Edith Frederick, in Ikot Udoma, Eket Local Government Area, where he consoled the bereaved family.

“Showing deep emotions, Governor Eno, sat with the grieving family members and told them he feels their pain.

“This is deeply unfortunate, a young girl, 24 years old, who, finished her Youth Service just last year, and decided to pursue her passion.


“This is a reflection of our Arise spirit. It shows that our young people are willing to go out there, not begging, not waiting for handouts, but to pursue their passions. It is sad and unfortunate that her life ended the way it did.

“Once I was fully briefed, I decided to come here personally with the full complement of Government to console and encourage the family.

“You are not just the Governor when people are celebrating. In times and moments like this, you become the Mourner- in-Chief and give them hope. I trust the Holy Spirit will perfect the hope in their lives.


“Coming here means we care. You know Akwa Ibomites are like Americans. We don’t leave each other behind. Government will be with the family and support them.”

“The Governor thereafter gave an automatic employment in the State Civil Service to the surviving elder sister of the deceased, and directed the SSA on Humanitarian Services, Umo Ekpo to renovate the family house and bring it to modern standards.

“The Governor also assured of Government’s assistance to the two sisters of the bereaved who are undergraduates at the University of Uyo, said to be sponsored by the late Nollywood make- up artist.”

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