The frequent omen hitting the nollywood industry recently calls for serious concern as two top nollywood actors have been confirmed death today.
Onayiga, a veteran Nigerian actress popular for her role as ‘Ireti’ in the hit sitcom, Fuji House of Commotion, died in the early hours of Monday in Lagos while Ameh was confirmed death in Warri, Delta State on Sunday.
Seun Oloketuyi, founder of Best of Nollywood Awards, confirmed Onayiga’s death.
According to him, Onayiga passed away following a two-week long admission to the intensive care unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.
“I have just been informed that the accomplished stage and screen actress and a fellow of Theatre Arts Auntie Sola Awojobi Onayiga have passed on,” said Oloketuyi via WhatsApp.
“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 said.
Also, Ada Ameh died in Warri, Delta State, South-South Nigeria.
She reportedly died around 11 pm on Sunday.
She was reported to have slumped and thereafter rushed to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s hospital but passed on before she could get help.