Popular Hausa actress Binta Kofar Soro dies


Popular Nigerian actress in the Hausa Film Industry, Hajiya Binta Kofar Soro, who was popular for her motherly role in movies has been reported to have died.

Naija News understands that Binta died at the early hours of Saturday in her residence at Unguwar Filin Samji in Katsina town, the state of origin of the deceased.

Two days to her death, Kofar Soro was said to have taken to her social media handle @bintakofarsoro, on Instagram to write; “Peace to all Muslims. I wish to seek the forgiveness of those I have offended and even those I haven’t offended. May God forgive us.”

The 49-year-old famous actress had attracted her audience with her performance and she had 130.1 million followers on Instagram.

The entire Kannywood had since Saturday started to mourn the actress as some took to their social media handles to tender their condolence to the demise of the Hausa actress.

Film Directors like Falalu Dorayi on his page falalu_a_dorayi, described the actress as humble while Hassan Giggs on his page hassan_giggs prayed for God’s forgiveness for the actress.

Female actresses like Rukayya Umar @dawayya_85, Rahma Sadau @rahamasadau, reposted the deceased’s last Instagram post.

Ali Nuhu @realalinuhu in his condolence message wrote that; “the death of actress was a painful one and prayed for mercy and forgiveness to her soul.”

The popular actress and politician died in her home town, Katsina and had since been buried in accordance with Islamic rites.


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