Bukky Ajayi the last edition of the AMVCA
Bukky Ajayi at the last edition of the AMVCA

Veteran Nigerian actress Bukky Ajayi, 82, is dead.

The legendary thespian who blessed the screen with her graceful acting has over the years battled with cancer before giving up the battle in the early hours of today, Wednesday, July 6.

The sad occurrence was confirmed to TNS by the late veteran’s son, Kunle Fawole also known as Abounce. According to the Africa Magic Hush star, ‘Mumsie passed away about thirty minutes ago. God knows best.’

At the last African Magic Viewers Choice Awards, the actress was honoured with legendary award. Taken to the venue on a wheelchair, she gave an emotional speech which left many with tears in which was her last public appearance.

RIP Mama! May he gentle soul rest in the bossom of God