Actress Mary Njoku escapes death on New Year’s Eve

Veteran Nollywood actress Mary Remmy Njoku has recounted how she narrowly escaped death on New Year’s Eve.

The thespian said she could have been involved in a “major” accident a few hours into 2024, but the situation was miraculously averted.

She said she escaped death because 2023 wasn’t her time.

She vowed that in 2024, she would “slow down and love life every day as if it were going to be my last.”

Few hours to 2024. I almost didn’t make it. What could have been a major accident averted.

“Still don’t know how I escaped it. But I did. It wasn’t my time. So, it almost doesn’t count.

It’s 2024, and I am still here, thankful for Life. I will slow down and love life every day as if it were going to be my last. Cos one day, it will be. Just like 31st December, 2023.

Life is too short to be anything but happy. Grateful.

“If it’s not time, it’s not your time! 2023 was not my time.”

Mary is married to Jason, a British-Nigerian entrepreneur, film magnate, and African start-up investor.

She co-founded iROKOtv with him, one of the early video-on-demand movie platforms for Nigerian movies.

The couple were married on August 18th 2012, in Festac, Lagos, with their friends, colleagues and Nollywood celebrities in attendance.

They welcomed their first son, Jason Obinna Njoku, on 30 July 2013 and a second child, Nwakaego Annabel Njoku, on 24 August 2015.

Jason Njoku, was born on December 11th 1980, in Deptford, United Kingdom.


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