Nollywood Star Kate Henshaw Mourns Mother’s Passing: Calls for Support

Victor Eke
Victor Eke March 5, 2024
Updated 2024/03/05 at 10:46 AM
Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw

Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw has spoken out after the passing of her mother on March 1, 2024. Taking to Instagram, she shared the sad news and appealed for the public’s support during this challenging period.


In a heartfelt statement, Henshaw expressed her sorrow, saying, “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my mother on March 1st, 2024. Your prayers mean the world to me during this difficult time. Please keep my family in your thoughts. Rest in peace Mummy. Love. Kate Henshaw.”


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Her announcement came shortly after Emeka Rollas, the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), revealed the news of her mother’s demise on his official Instagram page on Saturday, March 2, 2024.


Rollas wrote, “Sad Day for Actors Guild of Nigeria. Kate Henshaw lost her mother earlier today and Mr Ibu suffered cardiac arrest according to his manager for 24 years Mr Don Single Nwuzor. I announce with deep sense of grief that Mr Ibu didn’t make it. May his soul rest in peace.”


Following Henshaw’s disclosure, an outpouring of condolences flooded her Instagram page from fans and colleagues in the Nollywood industry.


Actress Susan Peters conveyed her sympathy, writing, “Sending you love sis, May God strengthen your family at this time. And May her gentle soul rest with the angels 🙏🏾 Hugs ❤️.”


Similarly, actress Uche Ogbodo expressed her sorrow, saying, “God Abeg oooo! So sorry sis 😢😢😢 pls take heart.”


Actor Oluwaseyi Kelvin Audu extended his condolences, stating, “Dear Aunty Kate, My Condolences 💐 It is well with you and your Family❤.”


Actor Ken Erics also offered his deepest sympathies, posting, “My deepest condolence Sis. May God comfort you at this trying time. God rest her soul 🙏🕊️❤️.”


The heartfelt messages from friends and colleagues reflect the supportive community within Nollywood, rallying around Henshaw during her time of grief.

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