Nigerian actress Bukky Ajayi dead

Veteran Nigerian actress, Bukky Ajayi, has reportedly passed on.

Reports from Nigeria indicate that she died on Wednesday morning after a battle with heart-related issues. She was 82.

Earlier this year, she won the Industry Merit award at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

Bukky Ajayi was born a Christian but she later converted to Islam.

Her first role in the Nigerian movie industry was in ‘Village Headmaster.’ She has also had roles in Mother of George, Indecent Girl and Diamond Ring.

By: Jeffrey Owuraku Sarpong/