Popular actress, Moji Olaiya, dies two months after childbirth

Moji Olaiya

Actress and police ambassador, Moji Olaiya, has passed on in Canada two months after she gave birth to her second daughter in the North American country.

The 42-year-old daughter of highlife maestro, Victor Olaiya, died on Wednesday from what is suspected to be a cardiac arrest.

Moji began her acting career with Wale Adenuga’s production Super Story before landing roles in several of Yoruba and English language movies.

Known for her roles in films such as No Pains No Gains, Aje Nile Olokun, Ojiji Aye, Apaadi, Sade Blade, Nkan Adun and Omo Iya Meta Leyi, she was named role model to Nigeria youths by the police in 2015.

She converted to Islam in 2014 and was in Mecca for hajj in 2015 along with Dayo Amusa, Fathia Balogun and Femi Adebayo.

Her first daughter is 18 years old.