The Kannywood star actress, Aisha Dankano, died after a brief illness in Kano.
Family sources said Dankano, also known as Sima, died Tuesday and was buried according to Islamic rites earlier in the afternoon.
Actor and family friend of the deceased, Nuhu Abdullahi, also confirmed the death saying Aisha died in her house in Gwammaja area of Kano State.
Aisha was below 40, family sources said. “Aisha died at about 2pm this afternoon,” Abdullahi said. “We are all in a sober mood in the Kannywood at the moment.
“We might not get her replacement in the industry. She is a fantastic, creative actress,” Abdullahi said.
Another actress, Ummah Shehu, said she could not believe it when the news was broken to her.