Rachel Oniga dies at 64

Nollywood actress, Rachel Oniga has died at the age of 64.

The veteran actress, reportedly passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021.

Details surrounding her death is yet to be known as at the time of filing this report but stakeholders in the TV and film industry confirmed her passing away.

Nollywood director and stakeholder, Fidelis Duker confirmed Oniga’s death in a WhatsApp message saying, ‘Another Iroko has fallen.’

The CEO of Best Of Nollywood, Seun Oloketuyi also confirmed the news saying, “it’s sad we lost Madam Oniga. I heard and after confirmation, I was told that Madam Oniga has gone to be with the Lord.”

The Next Movie Star creator, Sola Fajobi also expressed sadness over the death of the veteran actress, saying, “it’s a sad loss. I am personally pained because I have a personal relationship with her but God knows best.”

The death of the actress is coming after the passing away of veteran singer and broadcaster, Feladey.

Oniga is one of the Nollywood veterans that has dedicated her life to the arts and has featured in over 200 productions – TV and films.

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