Actress Moji Olaiya

Nollywood star actress Moji Olaiya has been reported dead. She was 42 years old.

Multiple sources said she died of heart attack in Canada, where she gave birth to a baby girl in March. The baby was her second child. Her first daughter is 18 years old.

The Net Entertainment also quoted Nollywood actor, Saidi Balogun as confirming the death of Moji Olaiya, adding that he is still in shock at her passing.

‘This is sad, really sad. Moji is dead. I just spoke to one of her people in Canada. The person was just crying and crying so it’s hard to get the exact details from her right now, ‘he said.

The entertainment blog sought to know if she was nursing an illness that could have led to her untimely death, Mr. Balogun said he didn’t know for sure. ‘As you know, she just had a baby two months ago. I’m suspecting there may have been some complications but I cannot say much for now. I will have to speak to you later.’

The late actress who was one of highlife icon Victor Olaiya’s daughter, cut her teeth as part of Wale Adenuga’s Super Story prodcution. She was also known for her roles in movies such as No Pains No Gains, Sade Blade, Nkan Adun and Omo Iya Meta Leyi among several others.

The beautiful actress, who had featured in many Yoruba and English movies married her second husband last year after the first one crashed in 2008.

She was the daughter of highlife music legend, Victor Olaiya. She was born in February 1975.

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