Actress Sola Onayiga ’s burial date announced




The burial ceremony of veteran actress, Sola Onayiga, will commence on Tuesday, August 16 as she will be laid to rest on Friday, August 19, 2022.

Media personality, Shaibu Husseini, made the announcement on Friday.

The burial ceremony will begin with a night of tributes for the deceased at the National Theatre, Orile Igamu Lagos on Tuesday.

The service of songs follows on Thursday at the RCCG Joyful Assembly Lagos Province Ikorodu Lagos.

Sola Onayiga will be buried on Friday in Ikorodu.

Captioning the post, Husseini wrote: “The fiery actress of the stage and screen Ireti Sola Onayiga nee Awojobi aka Catering Practicals will be buried on Friday, August 19 in Ikorodu, Lagos State. Tribute Night organised by @NANTAPnig and a Committee of friends is on August 16. Join us to bid Auntie Sola farewell. See this poster for details. Journey Well Auntie Sola who calls me ‘My Brother’!”

Sola was popularly known for her role as Ireti in the popular Fuji House of Commotion sitcom produced by the late Amaka Igwe. She starred alongside Ngozi Nwosu, Ireti Doyle, John Njamah and Andrea Chikachukwu.

She was also featured as Madam Philo in BBC’s Story, Story- Voices From The Market Place.

Sola died on July 18, 2022. She was aged 66.

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