Actress Ada Ameh has been buried in her hometown in Ogobia, Otukpo in Benue State.

Ada’s body was received at noon on Friday.

Her colleagues, friends, family and relatives could not hold back tears as her body laid in a white casket was lowered to the ground in her father’s compound.

Ada’s best friend Empress Njamah wept uncontrollably as the casket was lowered to the ground while others tried consoling her.

Ada died on Sunday, July 17, two years after the death of her only daughter Ladi.

Before her death, the actress revealed she had been dealing with mental illness following the death of her loved ones.

She spoke about her ordeal in an interview with media personality Morayo Afolabi-Brown on Your View TV show published on Friday, July 1.

According to The Johnsons actress, she had been depressed for years and her daughter Ladi’s death made it worse because Ladi was her best friend, and sister and it felt like her world had crumbled.

The 48-year-old also disclosed that she lost six siblings before Ladi died.

She said: “I have depression, I have been depressed for some years and it became very worse when I lost my daughter in 2020. I was 14 when I had her, she was my best friend, and sister, I just saw my world crumbling down before me.

“I had lost three of my sisters and three of my brothers. I thought I was going to be next when my younger sister died and I have been in and out of the hospital.”

Ada Ameh visited her daughter’s grave last year to mark the first anniversary of her death.

Ladi died on October 20, 2020, in Abuja following an unsuccessful surgery. She was buried in Gwarinpa, Abuja on October 31.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.