The entire entertainment industry has been thrown into crude shock and grief since the news of star actress Moji Olaiya demise early on Thursday in Canada reached public domain.
While the world expects autopsy report in order to ascertain the actual cause of her death, family members of the actress have posited that the 42 year-old died due to complications of child birth.
Speaking to a major online entertainment website, Moji’s house keeper, Mrs. Keji, revealed some of the last moments of the actress.
According to NET, Olaiya in the last three days before had made several calls to Mrs. Keji from her base in Canada to complain of ‘being uncomfortable’.
Mrs. Keji said, “Her baby was born premature- her EDD was for May 2017 but complications arose that necessitated that she be induced to save the baby’s life as well as hers. But since the delivery in March, her health had not been exactly perfect”.
Mrs Keji who was contacted by NET revealed that the actress went into crisis around 10pm local time (3am Nigerian time).
“Her blood pressure shot up and she got unconscious. An ambulance was called to transport her to the hospital. But her case worsened and she gave up the ghost before the could make it to the hospital.”
Keji who spoke in between sobs lamented, “Moji could not say goodbye to us, she didn’t let us hold her baby, where will her mother start from? Her death came too early, I believe this was not ordinary. This looks like a spiritual attack.”
Meanwhile, visitors, sympathizers have been paying condolence visit to the Magodo residence of Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya.
Her elder brother Otunba Olaiya who spoke to NET said the Moji’s death was most unexpected.
‘When I spoke to her a few days ago, she did not give signs of death. She never complained about anything. This is really heartbreaking’, he said.
Her 20- year old daughter, Adunola was visibly hysterical and had to be held back by friends who were around to console her. The Babcock University student was then taken into an inner room as her screams continued to be heard.
Moji Olaiya’s infant daughter however is said to be in care of her friend with whom she was staying in Canada. It is unsure what will happen to the two month old. Olaiya’s relationship with the father of the child, simply called ‘Mr Femi’ is hazy as there as insinuations that he is still married to someone else.
The 42 year old’s death almost exactly two years to the death of her younger brother Abidemi Olaiya who died on May 4 2015.
Her elder brother Otunba, however told us that the family had not informed their patriarch, renoned highlife musician Dr Victor Olaiya.
‘As you know, Baba is old and it is never a good thing for children to die before their parents. We do not know how he will take it. We have to be really careful, but we are going to his Aguda residence later this evening,’ he said.