Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, who died in the early hours of Thursday morning due to cardiac arrest was brave till end.
Here is her picture few minutes before her death.
Her Magodo residence was filled with people who came to pay condolence visit to the late actress’ family.
Her elder brother, Otunba Olaiya, said the Moji’s death was most unexpected. “When I spoke to her a few days ago, she did not give signs of death. She never complained about anything. This is really heartbreaking,” he lamented.
According to Olaiya’s housekeeper, Keji, she described the deceased as a close friend.
Keji stated that Moji had placed several calls from Canada in the last three days, complaining of ‘being uncomfortable’.
The housekeeper said, “Her baby was born premature – her EDD was for May 2017 but complications arose that necessitated that she should be induced to save the baby’s life as well as hers. But since the delivery in March, her health had not been exactly perfect.”
Keji further stated that around 10pm local time (3am Nigerian time) she went into a crisis mode. “Her blood pressure shot up and she got unconscious. An ambulance was called to transport her to the hospital. But her case worsened and she gave up the ghost before the could make it to the hospital.”
“Moji could not say goodbye to us, she didn’t let us hold her baby, where will her mother start from? Her death came too early, I believe this was not ordinary. This looks like a spiritual attack,” she cried.
Her 20- year old daughter, Adunola was reportedly inconsolable and had to be held back by friends in a room where her screams were heard.
Moji Olaiya’s infant daughter is said to be in care of her friend with whom she was staying in Canada.
Olaiya’s relationship with the father of the child, simply called ‘Mr Femi’ is hazy as there as insinuations that he is still married to someone else.
The 42 year old’s death came almost exactly two years after the death of her younger brother Abidemi Olaiya who died on May 4 2015.
Otunba, however, told said that the family had not informed their patriarch, renowned highlife musician, Dr Victor Olaiya.