Veteran Nollywood actress, Sola Onayiga, popularly known as “Kitchen Practical" has died.
The late actress was best known for her role as Ireti, in the iconic TV series, ‘Fuji House of Commotion’, where she ‘tortured’ her family with her overbearing cooking skills.
Reports revealed that she was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital two weeks ago.
The Founder of the Best of Nollywood Awards, Seun Oloketuyi, confirmed her death on Monday.
“I have just been informed that the accomplished Stage and Screen Actress and Fellow of Theatre Arts Auntie Sola Awojobi Onayiga have passed on,” he announced on his WhatsApp group Platform.
“Auntie Sola who is best known for living delightfully the role of Ireti aka Cooking practicals in the defunct television sitcom ‘CHECKMATE’! Reportedly passed on this morning,” he was quoted as saying by Vanguard.
Her death was also announced by a renowned movie critic and film specialist, Husseini Shaibu, via his Twitter page.
Shaibu said, “Just learnt that the accomplished Stage and Screen Actress and Fellow of Theatre Arts Auntie Sola Awojobi Onayiga passed on today.