Nigerian actress Sola Awojobi Onayiga, popular for playing ‘Ireti’ in the now-defunct family drama titled “Fuji House of Commotion” died on Monday.
Her death was announced by a renowned movie critic and film specialist, Husseini Shaibu, via his Twitter page.
Shaibu said, “Just learnt that the accomplished Stage and Screen Actress and Fellow of Theatre Arts Auntie Sola Awojobi Onayiga passed on today.
“Auntie Sola is best known for living delightfully the role of Ireti aka Cooking practicals in the defunct TV sitcom ‘CHECKMATE’! Journey well, Ma!”
The late Onayiga was the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in 2015 for the Lagos State House of Assembly Ikorodu Constituency 1.