Veteran Nollywood Actress, Rachel Oniga is Dead



Rachael Oniga, a veteran Nigerian actress is dead.

It was gathered that the nollywood actress died of COVID-19 complications.

According to Seun Oloketuyi, a popular Nigerian media personality, via his Instagram page, the movie star who has featured in hundreds of movies passed on at the early hours of today, Saturday, July 31.

The details of her death is, however, still sketchy.

Rachel Oniga was born on May 23, 1957 in Ebutte Metta, Lagos State, although she is originally from Eku, Delta State in the Southern part of Nigeria.

She started her acting in 1993, shortly after her divorce. She worked for a while at Ascoline Nigeria Limited, a Dutch Consultant Company before her first movie titled Onome and her debut Yoruba movie was Owo Blow.

Some of the movies she has featured in include Sango, a movie scripted by Wale Ogunyemi, produced and directed by Obafemi Lasode and Wale Adenuga’s television series, Super Story.

May her soul rest in peace.