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In Pictures: Tears and tributes at Nollywood actress Aishat Abimbola’s burial in Canada

Aisha Abimbola was buried Thursday in a simple, solemn ceremony attended by tearful fans, friends and well wishers at a Canadian cemetery.  Dozens of fans welcomed the screen  star home to her final resting place.

‘She was a great actress. I’m deeply moved said, a Nigerian doctor based in Ontario, who wept while signing a condolence book at the cemetery.

 

The late actress

‘I have every single one of her movies at home,’ she added with a smile.

 

Abimbola, died of breast cancer at a Canadian medical facility.

Her film career began in Lagos, ” I was rounding off my HND programme at LASPOTECH when Wale Adenuga Productions came to shoot in my school. The director gave me an opportunity to play a particular character, which another actress supposed to play but wasn’t on set that day. And that began my acting, she said in an interview recently.

 

 

Lola Alao, Yoruba actress with the late Aisha Abimbola’s children

 

 

 

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