Nollywood celebrity, Ashabi Ayantunde aka Iya Ife has passed away barely 48 hours after the passing of her colleague, Bruno Iwuoha.
Iya Ife had passed away on Sunday evening, April 11, 2021, at Ile Ife, Osun State.
The late Iya Ife passed away after a brief illness that lasted just one week, sources claim.
“She fell sick last week and she was taken to Ile-Ife, Osun State until she died yesterday (Sunday) evening. May Her Soul Rest in Peace,” a colleague educated.
The passing of the actress popular amongst Nollywood films with Yoruba as a Significant language was made known by the Theater Arts And Motion Pictures Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN.
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The late actress was a member of the expert body and is popular from the Oshodi-Isolo branch.
The information of Iya Ife’s death has thrown the entire TAMPAN headed by Bolaji Amusan aka Mr. Latin into a mourning state.
Iya Ife did not produce a picture of her own before passing away but’d featured in several films which have Oro Aye, Terror, Atidade Kinihun, Afefe, Onibara Aje, Olori, Old Soja and Ogbologbo.