One of Nollywood veterans, Ify Onwuemene is down with endometrial cancer and needs help from the public.

The news of her illness was shared via Instagram by her colleague, Gloria Anozie Young on Sunday, June 28, 2020.

According to the actress, Onwuemene tried sourcing for funds for her treatment but has met a brick wall. She appealed to well-meaning Nigerians to come to her aid.

Ify Onwuemene is down with endometrial cancer and needs help from the public. [Instagram/IfyOnwuemene]
Ify Onwuemene is down with endometrial cancer and needs help from the public. [Instagram/IfyOnwuemene]

"Folks please we need help for our sister @ifyonwuemene an actress from the days of Sam loco and Enebeliuwa. I worked with her last on the set of Tajudeen Adepetu's "Everyday People" in the late '90s," she wrote.

''She is down with endometrial cancer. She has tried sourcing for funds on her own, but nothing is too small. Please send whatever you can to Ifey Onwuemene, Fidelity Bank 6010999993 Thank you."

Onwuemene is a Nollywood movie star who has been in the industry for over two decades.

She became famous in her role as Sam Loco's first wife in the 1990s popular TV drama series 'Everyday People.'