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The Cause Of Jide Kosoko’s Wife, Henrietta Death Revealed

The Cause Of Jide Kosoko’s Wife, Henrietta Death Revealed



It is no longer news that the wife of veteran actor, Jide Kosoko, Henrietta Kosoko is dead. The actress died on the early hours of Monday 6th June 2016.

Some account said she slumped in her residence before she was rushed to Sacred Heart Catholic Hospital, Abeokuta where she later gave up the ghost, while the other revealed that late Mrs. Kosoko was hospitalised as a result of break down in her health from diabetes, a condition she had battled for some time before the unfortunate accident incident occurred.

It can be recall that the actress had a ghastly motor accident early last year on Sagamu-Abeokuta road which almost claim her life. Another report said the late Henrietta might have died from complications of the accident which left injuries on her head. She was said to have been visiting hospital for medical attention since the incident.


Henriette who was 53 years old at the time of her death was born on  May 30, 1964 and hails from Delta state. Henrietta whose native name was  Emumejiakpo was a trained caterer before venturing into acting.


Henrietta came in first contact with Jide Kosoko when the veteran actor and his group came to show a film in her Mushin neighbourhood in Lagos. Although, Henrietta was acting before she met Jide Kosoko, he was the one who encouraged her to go into it on full-time basis and she came into limelight in 1995 following the lead she played in Omolade, a flick produced and written by her husband.

Henrietta Kosoko is survived by a set of twin boys she had from a previous marriage.






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