Moji Olaiya, who was popular for her roles in “No Pains No Gain,” “Nkan Adun” and “Agunbaniro” has reportedly passed away.
The 42-year-old actress who welcomed a baby in March 2017, died on Wednesday where she had gone to have her baby. Reports said she died of cardic arrest.
Founder of the Best of Nollywood Awards, Seun Oloketuyi broke the news of her death via Instagram.
“Breaking news @MojiOlaiya dies in Canada. Details soon,” he wrote.
The late actress, who is one of the children of veteran musician, Victor Olaiya, recently released her movie “Iya Okomi,” which starred her alongside Foluke Daramola and Funsho Adeolu.
In 2003, she was nominated for the Reel Award Best Supporting Actress of the Year. She married Bayo Okesola in 2007 but they are separated. In 2014, she converted to Islam.
Moji was also known for her roles in films such as “Sade Blade “, “Nkan adun” and “Omo iya meta leyi “.