Colleagues, Family And Friends Shed Tears At Actress Moji Olaiya's Burial In Lagos (Photos)

Colleagues, Family And Friends Shed Tears At Actress Moji Olaiya's Burial In Lagos (Photos) Banire Adekunle
 The industry and well wisher were shocked on hearing the death of the actress Moji Olaiya who passed away on May 17 due to cardiac ar...

 The industry and well wisher were shocked on hearing the death of the actress Moji Olaiya who passed away on May 17 due to cardiac arrest,
of which some even claim was as a result of the complications she had faced after giving birth to her second child two months before her death.

Actress Moji Olaiya was laid to rest at the Ebony Vault burial ground Ikoyi, Lagos of which colleagues, friends and family members all wept bitterly at the funeral.

Moji Olaiya was dressed in white in a muslim casket while prayers were being offered for the repose of her souls at the cemetery.

The sad atmosphere saw her close friends, colleagues and family members burst into uncontrollable tears as her body was lowered into the ground.

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An actress, Keji Yusuf, said that Olaiya was like a daughter to her, while describing the actress as a very good person.

"She is fun to be with, Her good smile, gentle manner, soft way of speaking will endear you to her. She was a nice and respect person."

Many celebrities like Ronke Ojo-Anthony (Ronke Oshodi Oke), Fathia Balogun, Muyiwa Ademola and many others all had one thing or the other to say about the actress of which Muyiwa Ademola described as someone that cared for everybody.

"She is down to earth person, no matter who you are. She carries people's problem as if it is her own, she cannot be compared with any other person."

Ademola also advised Olaiya's family to take her death as how God wanted it "We cannot query Him".

Moji Olaiya is the daughter of the popular legendary Nigerian highlife maestro, Victor Olaiya.

The actress who converted to muslim in 2014, started her acting career with a feature movie "Sunmibare" which was produced by Dimeji Ijaduade before she took a role in the Wale Aeenuga soap opera, Super story - "No Pain, No Gain".

Moji Olaiya also featured in many Nollywood and yoruba movies among which are - Sade blade (2005), Nkan Adun (2008), Omo Iya Meta Leyi (2009), Agunbaniro and so on.

She also produced a movie titled "Iya Okomi" in 2016.

The late actress had won so many awards and was also nominated for the Reel awards for the best supporting actress of the year - 2003.

May her soul rest in peace!

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