Veteran Nigerian actress Funmilayo Ogunsola, popularly called “Ijewuru” and one of the wives of the late actor “I show Pepper”, has died.
According to reports, she died of heart attack on Monday morning, February 4th 2019, at her residence in Ibadan.
Her demise was confirmed by her grand-daughter on Facebook. She wrote:
“I never thought I’d ever use these pictures to say RIP to you ma but who am I to question you, God?. Mother like you is scarce. A very good, prayerful, and friendly mother to all. We (Ogunsola Isho Pepper) are all going to miss you Grandma Ogunsola Funmilayo Iya Ijewuru. May God forgive you of all your shortcomings🙏 😭😢😵😷 and grant you eternal rest🙏. Rest on the Bossom of our Lord Christ till we meet and part no more”.
Her death is coming 27 years after the death of her husband and colleague, Ishola Ogunsola aka I Show Pepper.
The deceased was popularly known as the character of ‘Ijewuru’. She was aged 47.