Kannywood actress, Hawwa Maina, is dead.

The actress is reported to have died at a Kano hospital on Wednesday, May 2 2018, after a brief illness.

Her death was confirmed by fellow Kannywood star, Ali Nuhu. According to Muslim rites, her body has to be buried within 24 hours.

Hauwa Maina will be buried in Kaduna on Thursday, May 3.

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