Just In: Actress Sola Onayiga Passes On

Veteran Nollywood actress, Sola Onayiga , popular for her role of ireti in the soap opera Fuji House of Commotion, has passed on.

The death of the actress was confirmed by Seun Oloketuyi, the Founder of Nest Nollywood awards via a WhatsApp group.

He said,“I have just been informed that the accomplished Stage and Screen Actress and Fellow of Theatre Arts Auntie Sola Awojobi Onayiga has passed on,” he announced on his WhatsApp group Platform.

“Auntie Sola who is best known for living delightfully the role of Ireti aka Cooking practicals in the defunct television sitcom ‘CHECKMATE’! Reportedly passed on this morning,” he added.

Her husband, Pastor Tosin Onayiga, confirmed that she dies around 3:45am on Monday.

Reacting to her death, Husseini Shaibu, Ph.D, a movie critic, Broadcast/Film and PRAD specialist via his Twitter handle wrote, “Just learnt that the accomplished Stage and Screen Actress and Fellow of Theatre Arts Auntie Sola Awojobi Onayiga passed on today.

“Auntie Sola is best known for living delightfully the role of Ireti aka Cooking practicals in the defunct TV sitcom ‘CHECKMATE’!”

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