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Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by UtopiaDream: 2:48pm On Jan 06
Veteran Actor, comedian, singer and broadcaster, Chief Mazi Anyogu Elekwachi Ukonu, has died at 90, Igbere TV can confirm.

Born on March 5, 1930, Ukonu was from Igbere Bende Local Government Area.

Though the family is yet to issue a statement, Mazi Ukonu died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, a sourced told our correspondent.

The Doyen of broadcasting and entertainment, Mazi Ukonu is one of the first Nigerian actors to star in Hollywood productions including William Witney's 'Panama Say' (1957) and Walter Grauman's 'The Disembodied' (1957).

Mazi Anyaogu Elekwachi Ukonu was the pioneer General Manager of the Nigerian Television Authority, Ogbor Hill, Aba.

He conceptualised, organised, produced, directed as well as participated in the popular Showbiz programme titled, Ukonu’s Club.

Mazi Ukonu is known as an irresistible inspirer of men and women and a masterpiece of God’s own creation. He attended Hopewardel College, Calabar.

The deceased is an alumnus of the University of California, a veteran theatre arts legend and Hollywood star that carved a niche for himself.

https://igberetvnews.com/1378070/breaking-legendary-actor-entertainer-broadcaster-mazi-ukonu-dead/


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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by DaddyRochie1642(f): 2:51pm On Jan 06
He lived a Long Life.
I Wish to Live Long on planet Earth.....Amen

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by doggedfighter(f): 3:08pm On Jan 06
He lived well and long too and died peacefully.

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by TANID(m): 3:30pm On Jan 06
R.I.P

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by NextD18: 3:33pm On Jan 06
Old age shouldn't equate legendary status in any field.

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Sunofgod(m): 3:46pm On Jan 06
90....him try.

RIP

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by RapistOnBail: 3:46pm On Jan 06
embarassed

Beer has finally killed this man

Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by felong(m): 3:46pm On Jan 06
Rip to him. He was a good man.

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by alphaconde(m): 3:46pm On Jan 06
glorious exit for once

not painful exit

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by 6digitscomrade: 3:47pm On Jan 06

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Pweetyccee(f): 3:47pm On Jan 06
Rip
Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Emmy9ite02(m): 3:47pm On Jan 06
Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Freshfish4: 3:48pm On Jan 06
I remember watching this man on tv way back on NTA channel 6 Aba. Then NTA ABA was on point with wonderful interesting programs in the 80's up till mid 90's. RIP Sir

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Btruth: 3:48pm On Jan 06
RIP
Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by mightyhazel: 3:48pm On Jan 06
RapistOnBail:
embarassed
Beer has finally killed this man
how beer take kill am at 90?

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Kingpele(m): 3:49pm On Jan 06
RIp

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by majamajic(m): 3:50pm On Jan 06
Mazi Ukonu

Oriental brothers band of owerri always praise him in their songs , especially in hit track 'Ana m ele chi

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Childrentablets: 3:50pm On Jan 06
cool
Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by emimore: 3:50pm On Jan 06
RIP
Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by jaytii(f): 3:50pm On Jan 06
Nwan nem this year go rugged o
Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Taywon: 3:51pm On Jan 06
Definition of long life... Only few got to dat age

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by careytommy37(m): 3:51pm On Jan 06
Never heard of him
Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by wink2015: 3:51pm On Jan 06
These are the people that witness the 2nd world war started by Adof Hitler.

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Abusadiq01(m): 3:52pm On Jan 06
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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Cargoed: 3:53pm On Jan 06
RapistOnBail:
embarassed

Beer has finally killed this man

Am sure many people will want to know the brand that can take you to 90.

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Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by AmadiAba: 3:54pm On Jan 06
R I P
Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Joygift3666: 3:54pm On Jan 06
At what age?
RapistOnBail:
embarassed

Beer has finally killed this man

Re: Anyogu Elekwachi Mazi Ukonu Is Dead! by Great091: 3:54pm On Jan 06
Rip

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