The Nigerian actress died on Friday at the age of 64 as confirmed by a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria.
The screen goddess who began her acting career in 1993, shortly after her divorce has featured in many notable films.
While the news of her sudden death remains sketchy, the veteran actress had only a few days ago, still shot some scenes in a movie in Mowe Ogun state.
While many reports state that she died as a result of COVID complications, Tunji revealed that her death was not related to COVID 19.
According to information credited to her son Tunji, she was being treated for typhoid and malaria which she had tested positive for, and she passed on at about 10 pm on Friday, July 30.