82-year-old Veteran Nollywood actress, Bukky Ajayi passed away on Wednesday 6th July, at her residence in Surulere, Lagos and was also buried that same day according to Islamic rites. In an Interview with Vanguard, her last child, Kunle Fawole, popularly known as Abounce, revealed some details about her last moments and health struggles.
“I and mama were in the living room with some of my friends when I noticed that her heart wasn’t moving, I mean like she stopped breathing. Immediately, I checked her pulse and called my elder brothers. We felt her pulse and heartbeat, did everything possible. But alas, she has passed on. And that was at about 11:23 am on Wednesday. She was a bit ill before this happened. She had been ill for a number of years now. She had stroke some couple of years back. There was a time she also had cerebral malaria. She became diabetic, hypertensive and also suffered breast cancer before now.”