Zainab Booth, a veteran Kannywood actress, has died. She died on Thursday in Kano, according to reports.
Ali Nuhu, an actor in the film industry, confirmed her death, but did not give any details.
Umar Booth, her son, says her mother died at the age of 61.
According to BBC Hausa, Zainab Booth once had brain surgery.
She will be buried this morning at her residence, opposite Premier Hospital, Court Road, Kano.