She passed away on Wednesday 28th April 2014 at age 51, from complications from asthma.
Various events preceding her funeral as announced by the family include; A tribute evening and Lagos Service of Songs at Haven Gardens G.R.A Ikeja on the 9th of June, and Enugu Service of Songs at Okpara Square, Enugu on the 12th of June 2014.
A tribute website – www.amakaigwe.ng has also been created for goodwill messages and pictures. The site will also contain tweets and Facebook messages celebrating Amaka Igwe.
Past pictures, videos and speeches of Amaka Igwe will also be uploaded onto the site continuously.
Amaka Igwe is survived by her husband of 21 years Charles Igwe, three children, an aged mother and siblings.
Rest in Peace Amaka, Rest in Peace.