Rachel Oniga
Rachel Oniga

Sad news available on the desk of our outfit has it that , Veteran Nollywood Actress Rachel Oniga has passed on .

The death of the 64 year old was confirmed by her son Olatunji on Saturday , 31/07/21.

Advertisement

There were earlier reports and rumours that, the actress died of Covid 19 , however her son has come out to debunk such reports and rumours , nanansem.com can report .

“She passed last night around 10 pm. She had malaria and typhoid,” Olatunji said

Born on May 23, 1957; the delectable actress began her career in 1993. Her first movie was the blockbuster, Onome, while her debut movie in the Yoruba speaking sector of the film industry was Owo Blow.

Oniga featured in scores of Nollywood movies —both English and Yoruba— before her demise.

Reacting to this sad news , the family has released an official statement .

Family release
Family release

Advertisement