Bukky Ajayi (1934–2016)

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Zainub Bukky Ajati was a Nigerian born actress, born on February 2nd 1934 and educated in England on a scholarship. Returning to her homeland to act she was a regular in Nigerian TV series 'Checkmate' throughout the 1980s and 1990s as well as appearing in several 'Nollywood' movies. Bukky died at home, in Nigeria, on July 6th 2016. See full bio »


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(age 82) in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria

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Critical Assignment Madam Baka
Mother of George Ma Ayo Balogun
Diamond Ring Actress


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 2013 Mother of George
Ma Ayo Balogun
 2009 Bolode o'ku (Video)
Ayoola's Mother
 2009 Òréré layé (Video)
 2008 Amoye (Video)
 2008 Iya mi tooto... (Video)
 2007 A Brighter Sun (Video)
 2007 A Brighter Sun 2 (Video)
 2007 Big Heart Treasure (Video)
 2007 Big Heart Treasure 2 (Video)
 2007 Fine Things (Video)
 2007 Fine Things 2 (Video)
 2007 Keep My Will (Video)
 2007 Keep My Will 2 (Video)
 2006 Women of Faith (Video)
 2006 Women of Faith 2 (Video)
 2006 Edge of Paradise (TV Series) (as Buki Ajayi)
 2005 Bridge-Stone (Video)
 2005 Bridge-Stone 2 (Video)
 2005 Destiny's Challenge (Video)
 2005 Women's Cot (Video)
 2005 Women's Cot 2 (Video)
 2005 Women's Cot 3 (Video)
 2004 Indecent Girl (Video)
Mrs. Orji
 2004 Indecent Girl 2 (Video)
 2004 Little Angel (Video)
 2004 Obinrin sowanu (Video)
 2004 Temi ni tie ko (Video)
 2004 Temi ni tie ko 2 (Video)
 2004 Worst Marriage (Video)
 2004 Worst Marriage 2 (Video)
 2004 Critical Assignment
Madam Baka (as Buki Ajayi)
 2003 My Best Friend (Video)
 2003 The Kingmaker (Video)
 2001 Saving Alero (Video) (as Zainab Bukky-Ajayi)
 2001 Thunderbolt: Magun (Video) (as Buki Ajayi)
 2000 Final Whistle (Video)
 2000 Final Whistle 2 (Video)
 2000 Oduduwa (Video)
 2000 Oduduwa 2 (Video)
 1998 Diamond Ring (Video) (as Zainab Bukky-Ajayi)
 1998 My Cross (Video) (as Buki Ajayi)
 1998 Witches (Video)
Desmond's Mother (as Buky Ajayi)
 1997 Hostages (Video) (as Zainab Bukky-Ajayi)

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Buki Ajayi | Buky Ajayi | Zainab Bukky-Ajayi

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