Nigerian celebrities mourn the shocking passing away of actress Moji Olaiya.
The news of her untimely passing broke today, Thursday, May 18, 2017. It's reported that the actress died of cardiac arrest yesterday, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Canada.
Star actress Iyabo Ojo is mourning the death of her friend. "I still can't get over d shock, Just like that? death why? No!!!! this is just too much hummmmmmmm oku sunku oku, ki olorun je ki odun o jina sira ooooooo ok! Amin!!! RIP Moji Olaiya God why?" she wrote on her Instagram page.
Mercy Aigbe who is in the midst of a domestic violence scandal in her marriage simply wrote "Shocking! Very Sad." Toyin Abraham (formerly known as Toyin Aimakhu) was short of words. She simply posted a photo of a flame with no caption.
Top Nigerian movie star Funke Akindele-Bello took to her Instagram page and wrote "Sad sad sad I don't even know what to say. God knows best. Rest In Peace Moji Olaiya. I can't believe it. Hmmm."
Nigerian comedian Gbenga Adeyinka was shell shocked about the death of Moji Olaiya. "Alas! Death!! Alas!!! #RIPMojiOlaiya" he wrote on Instagram.
Moji Olaiya is reported to have died of cardiac arrest in Canada. She recently released her movie "Iya Okomi," which starred her alongside Foluke Daramola and Funsho Adeolu. In 2003, she was nominated for the Reel Award Best Supporting Actress of the Year.
Moji was married to Bayo Okesola in 2007. The actress who was one of the children to veteran musician, Victor Olaiya, converted to Islam in 2014.
Olaiya was also known for her roles in films such as "Sade Blade ", "Nkan adun" and "Omo iya meta leyi ".