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Moji Olaiya’s remains arrive Nigeria June 6 | To be buried June 7

Moji Olaiya’s body will on Tuesday June 6 arrive Nigeria from Canada.

The Nollywood actress died on May 17, following complications months after giving birth.

Born a Christian , Moji later embraced Islam.

By Islamic injuctions, she ought to have been buried immediately after her last breathe, but her first daughter, Adunola pleaded that her body be brought back to Nigeria.

According to her obituary programme , a memorial service has been lined up for the same day at the Blue Roof , LTV 8 compound , in Alausa , Ikeja.

The service will begin at 4pm and mourners have been asked to be decked in black corporate outfits.

On Wednesday, her body will lie -in – state at Ebony Vaults at Ikoyi Cemetery at 10am. She will be buried thereafter .

Moji is survived by her first daughter , Adunola and the baby , Maryam Moropeda Odutola .

Also listed among her survivors are her brother , Femi and her mother.

The popular actress was born 27 February 1975.

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