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Check out how Nigerian actors celebrated veteran Nollywood actress (Photos)

– Veteran Nollywood actress Mama Ray clocks 75

– She also used the opportunity to celebrate 55 years of being on stage

– The double celebration event was star studded

Celebrant sandwish between Yinka Quadri and daughter

Celebrant sandwish between Yinka Quadri and daughter

Friday, March 18 was a day of honour for veteran Nollywood actress Olajumoke Ray Eyiwunmi. It was a day of double celebration, Mama Ray as she is fondly called celebrated her 75th birthday and also marked 55 years of being a professional actress.

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Mama Ray is one of the wives of one of the pioneers of Nigerian movie industry late Ray Eyiwumi, who died on April 15, 1986. She is also mother of two top Yoruba actors cum producers, Lasun and Muka Ray.

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K1 De Ultimate and star actor Ogogo

Mama Ray’s birthday was hosted by her children.The double event was held at the Anchor Event Centre, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos and was anchored by veteran standup comedian Gbenga Adeyinka De 1st while fuji maestro, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal performed with veteran actor Ogogo spicing it up.

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Prince Jide Kosoko

Prominent Nigerians, top actors, celebrities like Toyin Adegbola, Prince Jide Kosoko, Foluke Daramola, Oga Bello, Femi Adebayo, Funke Etti, Taiwo Hassan aka Ogogo, Yinka Quadri, Lola Magret and many others were  at the event to honour  wife of one of the founders of the Yoruba movie industry.

Lasun Ray

Lasun Ray

Ray Eyiwunmi’s family was once the butt of comedy in Nigerian film industry as the whole family always features in any movie produced by any member of the family including their step brother Murphy Ray.

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Lasun Ray, Muka Ray, another actor and Prince Jide Kosoko

K1, Prince Jide Kosoko, Yinka Quadri

K1, Prince Jide Kosoko, Yinka Quadri

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Femi Adebayo and Toyin Adegbola

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Fathia Balogun and other actresses

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Foluke Daramola

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