Popular Nigerian movie actor, Chidi Mokeme has announced the demise of his sister, Ebele Mokeme Uche Nwene and his cousin, Nicole Mokeme.
According to Chidi Mokeme, he lost both relatives within a week.
The veteran thespian stated that it has been a ‘crazy period‘ in his family.
The former Gulder Ultimate Search host revealed that he lost his 48-year-old younger sister to an undisclosed illness; while his cousin who is 35 was killed in a hit and run accident in Portland, Oregon, United States of America.
Narrating the sad incident on his Instagram page on Thursday afternoon, he wrote;
Gone Too Soon!
It’s been a crazy couple of days as our family mourns the loss and transition of our angels.
It is with profound sadness that I share with you the untimely and unfortunate passing of my immediate younger sister Ebele Mokeme Uche-Nwene, who would have been 48yrs next month and My Cousin Nicole Mokeme, 35.
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The broken veteran thespian wrote further;
While Ebele lost her battle to illness; Nicole was killed by a hit-and-run driver.
May their spirit-filled souls rest eternally in the Lord, and I solicit your prayers for Ebele’s young twins, Nicole’s daughter.
Our family, my mum, Nicole’s parents, and the loved ones and friends they left behind.
I’m compelled to share this information because Nicole’s killer is still out there on the loose.
Mokeme added the description of the vehicle that hit his cousin in the concluding part of his post.
The Maine State Police, and the Maine Department of Public Safety are in search of the hit-and-run vehicle described as a 2016 black BMW X3 SUV with Maine license plates 5614WM and is registered to 35yr old Raymond Lester of Portland.
The Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the vehicle.
If you see the vehicle, or have any reliable information, please call the Maine Police Department immediately.