Sola Onayiga, the veteran actress well-known for her starring role in Amaka Igwe’s Checkmate and Fuji House of Commotion is dead.
The news was broken by an industry colleague, renowned movie critic, and film specialist, Husseini Shaibu, via his Twitter page (@igalaman).
“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!”
May Sola Onayiga’s soul rest in peace.