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Veteran Actress, Bukky Ajayi Is Dead

Late Bukky Ajayi
Late Bukky Ajayi

One of Nollywoods veteran actresses, Bukky Ajayi, is dead.

The late actress died on Wednesday morning at the age of 82

She was quite active in the Nigerian entertainment industry and enjoyed a career spanning over three decades.

Ajayi started her career in the 1960s, working as announcer, presenter and newscaster at the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA.

The grandmother and great grandmother studied at the Stanislavsky Institute of Drama, London and has featured in countless movies both within and outside Nigeria.

Her last public appearance was at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, AMVCA, which took place on March 5 in Lagos State, where she was presented with the industry Merit award along with Sadiq Daba, another veteran Nollywood actor.

A family source has said she will be buried today according to Islamic rites.