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NOLLYWOOD NEWS — Nollywood Actress Yvonne Jegede and her husband Abounce visits late Bukky Ajayi's grave. The veteran Nollywood actress died July 6, 2016, just 3 months after she received her merit award at the 2016 AMVCA on a wheelchair.
Yvonne Jegede who is now to be known as Mrs Fawole after she traditionally married Olakunle Fawole a.k.a Abounce on Saturday, February 4th 2017 in Surulere - Lagos.
- From Nollywood Community: Photos from Olakunle Fawole and Yvonne Jegede Traditional Wedding Ceremony
Before their wedding ceremony, we gathered the couple on Friday went to pay a visit to the grave of Olakunle's mother, veteran Nollywood actress Bukky Ajayi to pray for blessings on their coming union.
We also gathered Olakunle wished her late mother lived to see him marry his African Queen - Yvonne Jegede, but she passed last year before they tied the knot this year.
Below is a merged picture of Yvonne Jegede's husband Abounce at late Bukky Ajayi's grave (left) and Yvonne Jegede with the late veteran actress at her home (right).
- From Nollywood Community: Breaking News - Veteran Actress Bukky Ajayi is dead
The veteran actress studied Drama at the Institute of Drama in London. She later worked for a while before returning to Nigeria where she worked as a presenter and newscaster with the Nigerian Television Authority in 1966.
Late Bukky Ajayi began her acting career with the popular TV series – The Village Headmaster in the 70’s. She also starred in the TV series Checkmate in the 80’s before she joined Nollywood. She was active in the Nigerian film industry for over 3 decades.
May her loving soul continue to rest in perfect peace.