Sola Onayigaa properly-identified Nollywood actress, died on July 18, and the rationale for her demise has but to be established. She rose to prominence for her function as Ireti within the household drama Fuji Home of Commotion.
Husseini Shaibu, a properly-identified movie critic, revealed the information on Twitter, writing:
“I just found out that the acclaimed stage and screen actress and Fellow of Theatre Arts, Auntie Sola Awojobi Onayiga, died today.” Auntie Sola is most identified for taking part in Ireti nicknamed Cooking Practicals within the failed TV comedy ‘CHECKMATE!’ “Travel safely, Ma!”
Sola Onayiga’s demise
Although the rationale for her demise for Onayiga has not been confirmed, she was taken to the ICU of the Lagos State College Educating Hospital, based on some sources. Nevertheless, the trigger for Onayiga’s hospitalization is unclear, and additional data is anticipated. The actor has had sickle cell anemia her complete life. Her relations have but to launch an official touch upon the matter, and it’s unknown if she has had any earlier well being considerations prior to now.
Sola Onayiga’s skilled profession
In 2015, the Social Democratic Celebration elected Sola Onayiga to symbolize Ikorodu Constituency 1 within the Lagos State Home of Meeting. She accomplished her secondary college and started working for the Federal Capital Growth Authority (FCDA).
Sola mentioned in an interview:
“I was hired as an interviewer; that is, I questioned persons who traveled over the nation to get comments on Abuja’s fitness as the Federal Capital Territory.” This occurred someplace between 1976 and 1977. I used to be despatched to Dodan Barracks to conduct interviews with the troops.”
She enrolled within the Nationwide Institute of Inner Auditors earlier than leaving to review drama on the College of Ife (OAU). As a newbie, she made her performing debut in Fred Agbeyegbe’s The King Should Dance Bare, her first skilled engagement. She was given knowledgeable price for her function as Queen Odosun, one of many principal characters. Following this, her supporters started referring to her as Queen Osun. She additionally featured in Checkmate, in addition to a couple of extra Nollywood films.
In the meantime, it was her presence at Fuji Home of Commotion that first introduced her to nationwide consideration. Amaka Igwe produced and directed the comedy, which was a spin-off of the serial opera Checkmate. The plot of Fuji Home of Commotion revolves across the lives of a rich man who’s married to 4 girls and has 4 kids.
Twitter customers pay tribute
Sola Onayiga rose to prominence as an excellent actor all through the years. When phrase of her demise unfold, Twitter was inundated with tributes. Some expressed their disappointment upon studying of the actress’s demise. Followers additionally remembered one other Nollywood actor, Ada Ameh, and supplied their respects to each Onayiga and Ameh. Some admirers described the deaths of each girls as “quite a gloomy day for Nollywood.”
RIP Sola Onayiga, The Ireti of Fuji Home, ❤️ pic.twitter.com/tYv4bLbzwk
– Wolfie 🐺 (@TheIgboWolf) July 18, 2022
Relaxation in Peace Ada Ameh and Sola Onayiga.
What a Monday! 🥺 pic.twitter.com/dRufokAEV4
— Rhenoma (@rhenoma) July 18, 2022