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Yoruba actress dies barely 30 hours after Bruno Iwuoha

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Nollywood actress, Ashabi Ayantunde aka Iya Ife has passed away barely 48 hours after the death of her colleague, Bruno Iwuoha.

Iya Ife passed away during a brief illness that lasted one week.

The death of the actress popular amongst Nollywood films with Yoruba as a major language was made known by the Theater Arts And Motion Pictures Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN.

The late actress was a member of the professional body and is popular in the Oshodi-Isolo branch.

The news of Iya Ife’s death has thrown the entire TAMPAN family led by Bolaji Amusan aka Mr. Latin into mourning.

Iya Ife didn’t produce a film of her own before passing away but had featured in several films that include Oro Aye, Terror, Atidade Kinihun, Afefe, Onibara Aje, Olori, Old Soja and Ogbologbo.