October 24, (THEWILL) – Some close friends and colleagues of Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing-Sunday, were absent at the burial of her mother, Gloria Obasi-Sunday, which took place on Saturday, October 16, 2021. The three-day event started on Friday, October 15, 2021 with a Christian wake and continued the next day, Saturday October 16, 2021 with the internment of the deceased at the Ojodu Berger area of Lagos State. The burial ceremony was concluded with a thanksgiving service which took place on Sunday, October 17, 2021.
The event had in attendance only a few of the actress’ colleagues, such as Iyabo Ojo, Pretty Mike, Toyin Abraham-Ajeyemi, Mike Abdul and Kemi Taofeek. Some of her close friends like Mercy Aigbe, Eniola Badmus, Adeyiga Olajide, Oloruntimilehin Bosede Bukola, Adebowale Adebola Seilat, Rasheedah Olatokunbo Jolaosho, Bakare Zainab, Olatayo Amokade, also known as Ijebu, were conspicuously absent at the event. Most of them also shunned the mother of one by refusing to commiserate with her on their social media space.
A few movie producers and directors, who are on speaking terms with the actress, were also not in attendance. These are the people that the actress holds in high esteem and would always celebrate their achievements and successes at every given opportunity. The likes of Funke Akindele-Bello, Titi Jeje who have featured her in some of their productions were not in attendance and they did not condole with her publicly about her painful loss.