By our reporter/ Veteran Nollywood actress, Rachel Oniga, is dead, aged 64
The highly respected actress passed on last night from undisclosed illness.
The President of the Actors Guild Of Nigeria, Emeka Rollers confirmed the sad news on Channels Television on Saturday morning.
Another actress in the movie industry, Bimbo Oshin, posted the news on her verified Instagram page.
“Heaven has just gained another beautiful soul. Aunty Racheal. Ha!” she wrote on the social media platform.
Born on 23 May 1957, in Ebute Metta, Lagos, she began her acting career in 1993.
Before she made her major acting debut in Nollywood with “Onome,” Oniga worked briefly at Ascoline Nigeria Limited, a Dutch Consultancy firm.
During the length of her career, Rachel Oniga has featured in notable motion pictures such as ‘Sango,’ and Wale Adenuga’s television series, ‘Super Story’, Chief Daddy, Royal Hibiscus Hotel, and My Village People.
The Delta state born actress is survived by three children and several grandchildren.