Is Pawpaw( Osita Iheme) of the “Aki and Pawpaw” fame dead? There is a short video going around on social media that Osita Iheme of the famous diminutive characters Aki and Pawpaw fame is dead.
In this YouTube Video, the YouTuber under the name AJ Gist and Vibes is showing pictures in which he confirms that Pawpaw is no more.
But who is “Pawpaw” or Osita Iheme?
Osita Iheme(MFR) is a famous Nigerian actor who was famed for his role in the film “Aki na Ukwa”. He played the role of Pawpaw along with Chinedu Ikedieze widely known as Aki.
Osita Iheme (Pawpaw) is the founder of Inspired Movement Africa which the popular actor founded. He said the aim is to inspire, motivate and stimulate the minds of youth in Nigerians and Africa as a whole.
He received a Lifetime achievement award at the African Movie Academy Awards.
Osita Iheme was equally honored with the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) by former President GoodLuck Jonathan in 2011.
Osita Iheme who hails from Mbaitoli in Imo State grew up in Abia State and holds an MBA degree from the Prestigious Institute of Management and Technology in Enugu.
His wish was to be a lawyer, but as faith had it, he rather ended up with a career in acting.
Osita Iheme is the New Generation Ambassador for Rotary International District 9110 and an author of the book INSPIRED 101.
He has appeared in several movies, mostly playing the role of a stubborn child and has evolved in his career from a comedic actor to a multifaceted established actor.
Osita Iheme revealed in 2018 that he has an ambition to go into politics in the near future.
Is Pawpaw of the Aki and Pawpaw fame dead?
We cannot and have not actually verify that Osita Iheme better known as “Pawpaw” is dead.
Our checks at most Nigerian sites and even Wikipedia does not prove that the actor is dead.