Exclusive Video: Bukky Ajayi’s last public appearance at #AMVCA2016
Veteran Nollywood actress Bukky Ajayi has died.
The actress according to reports died at the age of 82 years after a brief illness.
The eloquent actress touched many hearts at the 2016 AMVCA after she got a standing ovation for her Industry Merit Award.
She said: “I wish I could stand up. But if I stand up I will fall down. Are you all standing for me? Thank you. I am very very grateful to you.”
Emotion ran high at the AMCVA awarad night as veteran actress, Bulky Ajayi was announced the winner of this year’s AMVCA Industry merit award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
The industry merit award was given to her alongside another veteran actor, Sadiq Daba for their contributions towards the development of the nation’s movie industry. Standing ovation greeted the announcement of the 82-year-old actress as she was wheeled to the stage to receive her priceless award.
With tears rolling her cheeks, the octogenarian actress pleaded with anyone she has offended to forgive her just as she has forgiven anyone that has offended her. Her speech was emotional as silence enveloped the hall while it lasted.
This story was updated after she died on Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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