Veteran Nollywood actress, Bukky Ajayi, has passed on. She was 82 years old. Bukky Ajayi went into coma 4 days ago and passed about 11.30 this morning. She will be buried today by 4pm at Atan according to Islamic rites.
Here are some memorable things you need to know about the late actress.
- Bukky Ajayi was born Christian but she converted to Islam in the 80s
- She fell in love with theatre as a child while going to the Cinema with her father
- She studied in England as a Federal government Scholar for six years
- She returned to Nigeria in 1965
- She started working for the NTA as a presentation assistant in 1966
- The first movie she featured in was ‘Village Headmaster’, she later got a role in Amaka Igwe’s ‘Checkmate.’
- She has featured in many movies, the popular ones include Mother of George, Indecent Girl, Diamond Ring, Witches, Thunderbolt among others