Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has aborted the burial in Canada of popular Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, at the last minute on Friday after deciding to bring the corpse of the late actress who was a native of the state.
Moji had died on Wednesday following cardiac arrest, two months after she gave birth to her second daughter.
Her eldest daughter, Adunola, 18, had insisted that her mother’s corpse should be brought back to Nigeria.
Moji and her daughter, Adunola.
Faithia Williams Balogun was named yesterday as chairperson of a 10-man burial committee that also included a host of Nollywood acts.
Her younger brother, Abidemi Olaiya died on May 4, 2015.