Zainab Booth, the Nigerian actress popularly known in the Kannywood industry, has passed on.

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Ali Nuhu, her colleague in the movie industry, broke the news via his verified Instagram page.

Nuhu also disclosed that Zainab will be buried on Friday in Kano.

“With the deepest heart, I announced the demised of Hajiya Zainab Booth. The Jana’iza prayers will hold on Friday at her residence, opposite Premiere Hospital in the morning,” he wrote.

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It is understood that the movie star breathed her last on Thursday. The cause of her death is, however, yet to be known.

Zainab, who is the mother to Maryam Booth, another film star, was well known in Kannywood for the motherly roles she played in movies.

Kannywood is the Hausa-language film industry of northern Nigeria which is based in Kano.

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Tributes have begun to pour in for the deceased as words of her death spread.



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