Veteran Nollywood actress, Zainab Bukky Ajayi, who died yesterday, July 6, 2016 was buried according to Muslim rites by 4pm yesterday.
The actress was born a Christian but then converted to Islam and took on the name Zainab.
Her burial will hold at the Atan Cemetery in Yaba by 4pm today. Her body leaves her residence at 20, Alawode Street, Masha in Surulere.
Kunle Fawole popularly known as Abounce (actor and rapper)who is the son of the actress confirmed her passing away to Nollywood website TNS.
Bukky Ajayi was a widely respected actress in Nollywood. On June 15, 2016, a group of Nollywood actors paid a visit to the veteran actress at her home.
The actors were Joke Silva, Uzor Osimkpa, Chika Chukwu, Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw, Nichole Banna, Seun Ajayi and Zara Udofia Ejoh.
On Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the fourth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, the veteran received a “Industry Merit Award.”
With a vivacious personality, Bukky Ajayi will forever be missed in Nollywood.
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