Nollywood has once again been thrown into a state of mourning following the death of popular actress, Moji Olaiya.

Olaiya passed on in Canada this morning, barely two months after giving birth to her second child.

The daughter of highlife music legend Victor Olaiya, Moji was born in February, 1975.

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She is survived by her husband and her 18-year old daughter as well as the new born daughter.

Speaking to NET, Olaiya’s Nollywood colleague Saheed Balogun confirmed the sad incident. “This is sad, really sad. Moji is dead. I just spoke to one of her people in Canada. The person was just crying and crying so it’s hard to get the exact details from her right now, “he said.

He added: “As you know, she just had a baby two months ago. I’m suspecting there may have been some complications but I cannot say much for now. I will have to speak to you later.”