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Moji Olaiya Tinubu pays for return of actress' body to Nigeria, burial committee confirms

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has made good on his promise to foot the bill for the freighting of Moji Olaiya's remains to Nigeria for burial.

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Moji Olaiya

(Naijagists)

True to his words, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has paid for the repatriation of the late Moji Olaiya's remains from Canada to Nigeria as he promised.

Film maker, Yomi Fabiyi who is also the Publicity Secretary for the Nollywood actress' burial committee and family, confirmed the payment via an Instagram post he shared today, Monday, May 22.

ALSO READ: Tinubu to fly actress' remains not Fayose

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Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

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He wrote:

"ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU PAID FOR THE COST OF BRINGING MOJI OLAIYA BODY AND CHILD TO NIGERIA.

"The Committee after due deliberation consulted our father and a National Grand Patron of our association (TAMPAN) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the 21st May, 2017 to inform him of the demise of our colleague Moji Olaiya and that our humble unanimous decision is to have her body back, then given befitting burial and have her 2 months old daughter reunited with the family.

"Today, Monday 22nd May 2017 The Committee members, Adunola(Eldest daughter of Late Moji Olaiya)and 2 elder brothers of Late Moji Olaiya met with Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and he expressed his sympathy directly and gave adequate support that will cover the entire air-freight.

"On behalf of the family, colleagues, and friends we say a big thank you to the National Leader for his fatherly and timely intervention. Further support or assistance from other sources if received will be adequately acknowledged. For now, we are grateful to Asiwaju and his family.

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Late Moji Olaiya and Yomi Fabiyi

(Instagram)

 

"The family and committee will, however, take it from there. Moreso, every other information relating the arrival and burial plans will be released shortly. Thank you all. "

Yomi Fabiyi

Publicity Secretary

For: LATE MOJI OLAIYA BURIAL COMMITTEE & FAMILY."

ALSO READ: Yomi Fabiyi pens touching note to late actress

As earlier reported, Moji Olaiya died on Wednesday, May 17, from cardiac arrest, two months after giving birth to a baby girl.

May her soul continue to rest in peace.

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