Sola Onayiga, the veteran actress who played Ireti in the popular sitcom “Fuji House of Commotion”, has passed on.
Her death was announced on Monday by a close relative and confirmed by the founder of Best of Nollywood Awards, Seun Oloketuyi.
He wrote; “I have just been informed that the accomplished Stage and Screen Actress and Fellow of Theatre Arts Auntie Sola Awojobi Onayiga has passed on”.
“Auntie Sola who is best known for living delightfully the role of Ireti aka Cooking practicals in the defunct television sitcom ‘CHECKMATE’! Reportedly passed on this morning,” he added.
According to reports, she was admitted to the ICU unit at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital two weeks ago.
Sola died at about 3:40 am this morning.
…Ada Ameh of The Johnsons Too
Meanwhile, a popular act on The Johnsons sitcom series, Ada Ameh, is dead.
‘The Johnsons’ star was said to have collapsed and died around 11 pm on Sunday in Warri, Delta State.
Born on the 15th of May 1974 in Ajegunle, Lagos State Ada joined the Nollywood movie industry in 1995 and earned her first role in a movie in 1996 where she played the role of Anita in the film “Domitila”.
The veteran is more known for her roles in popular Nigerian Tv series titled The Johnsons is also rated highly among lovers of Nigerian TV series.
Some of the other projects Ada Ameh has worked on include: Aki na Ukwa, Phone Swap, Blood Money Atlas, Òlòtūré, Our Husband, King Of Shitta, Ghana Must Go, A Million Baby, One Good Turn, Double Trouble, among others.