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Breaking: Veteran Nollywood actress, Bukky Ajai, is dead

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BY SEGUN ADEBOWALE

Though details of her death were still sketchy as at press time, Ajai had been ill for a while now Available information on Wednesday had it that Nollywood veteran actress, Bukky Ajai, is dead.

Ajai was 82. She clocked 82 three months ago. Though details of her death were still sketchy as at press time, Ajai had been ill for a while now.

At her last known public function, the 2016 edition of the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, she
was brought in on a wheel chair.
She confirmed she was ill at the 2016 AMVCA, where she won one of the two Nollywood legends awards on offer.
Sadiq Daba won the second one.

Ajai received a standing ovation when she was called to receive the AMVCA Industry Merit Award.

She said: “I just want to say to all my friends and non-friends thank you very much. “You do not know how much this award means to me. “If I have offended in one way or another, please find it in your heart to forgive me and if you think
you have offended me, don’t worry I have forgiven you a long time ago.

“I am very happy from the bottom of my heart. “I wish I could stand up, but if I do, I will fall. “But you all standing for me, I say thank you.”

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