Veteran actress, Bukky Ajayi dies at 82

Veteran actress, Bukky Ajayi dies at 82

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 2:34 pm


 

Ajayi at her last outing when she won AMVCA Merit award

Ajayi at her last outing when she won AMVCA Merit award

82 year old Nigerian veteran actress, Bukky Ajayi is dead.

Reports indicated that the actress who made her last public appearance at the 2016 AMVCA in March where she won the AMVCA Merit Award died on Wednesday morning.

Fondly called Mama Bukky by her younger colleagues in the Nigerian movie industry, the late actress studied drama at the Institute of Drama, London.

She started her career in Nigeria as a broadcaster working with Nigeria Television Authority as an announcer, presenter and newscaster.

She was also a member of the cast of the now rested popular TV series, Village Headmaster and a couple of other television series.

Ajayi also took part in many Nollywood productions during which she endeared herself to the younger actors. She has not been very active in the movie industry in the past few years due to old age.

 

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