Saturday, August 1, 2009

Nollywood actress and wife of late M.K.O. Abiola, Remi Abiola passes away

Remi Abiola, prominent actress in Nigerian cinema and wife of late politician and winner of the annulled Presidential election in 1992 M.K.O. Abiola, went into a coma in a New York hospital. She never recovered and was taken off life support.

Last year, the late Remi Abiola travelled to New York to receive an award of excellence alongside other prominent Yoruba actors and actresses. She decided to settle down in New York after receiving the award. Efforts are currently being made by friends, fans, and colleagues to fly her body back to Nigeria.

Remi Abiola was in her late 50's and is survived by 2 children.


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