Late Actress Moji Olaiya Talks About Domestic Violence Before Her Death


Nigerian star actress died in Canada after suffering from a heart attack at age 42.


In her last interview with Flip TV, the late Moji talks about her experience in her last marriage.

She told the host, “Marriage is a school. Whichever way you find it and whatever experience you had, it is a school. You don’t go there to relax.Olaiya lost her life two months after she gave birth to a baby girl in March in Canada.

Born on  February 27, 1975, she is the daughter of Nigerian highlife legend Sir Victor Olaiya.

She made her acting debut on TV, as a character in a season of Wale Adenuga‘s ‘Super Story‘ series titled ‘No Pain, No Gain‘. The 32 episode long series helped introduce Moji Olaiya who played the role of Ireti to the Nigerian audience.


She followed up her impressive debut with a strong performance in the Yoruba movie ‘Agunbaniro‘. This started her run of impressive performances in Yoruba movies. In 2016 she produced a movie titled ‘Iya Okomi‘.

In 2007, Moji Olaiya married Bayo Okesola. The marriage crashed a year later with unverified claims of domestic violence. In 2014, she converted to Islam. Moji Olaiya is survived by two daughters.

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