One of Kannywood’s (Northern Nigerian film industry) most prominent actresses, Hauwa Maina, has died.

She died yesterday (Wednesday, May 2, 2018) at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano, after a protracted illness, and will be buried today in Kaduna.

Many Kannywood celebrities have condoled with the family of the deceased, posting her pictures on social media and praying for the repose of her soul.

The late actress, who was born in Kaduna State, hailed from Biu, Borno State. She had her primary education in Kaduna and Geidam, Yobe State. She completed her secondary school in Nguru, also in Yobe State. She obtained a National Diploma in Management from Kaduna State Polytechnic.

She is survived by a daughter, Maryam Bukar Hassan, a famous poet and an Information Technology graduate from Radford University, UK.

May her soul rest in peace.

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