Wednesday, 6 July 2016

NOLLYWOOD ACTRESS, BUKKY AJAYI DIES AT 82

ZAINAB BUKKY AJAYI


Nollywood actress, Zainab Bukky Ajayi is dead. The veteran actress died on Wednesday July 6, 2016 at the age of 82 years.

Until her death, she had won many awards including Industry Merit Award at African Magic Viewer Choice Awards (AMVCA), where she was received with standing ovation. Bukky Ajayi started her career as a newscaster on National Television Authority (NTA) , she appeared in several television series like Village Head master in the 70s. One of mama Bukky Ajayi's popular movie is Thunder bolt.

She was born into a christian family but converted to Islam in the 80s, that was when she adopted the name Zainab. She studied at the Institute of Drama in London. She will be remembered for her clear interpretation of movie roles and her superb use of Queen's English.

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