Veteran Nollywood actress, Rachael Oniga is dead.
The actress was said to have died on Friday, July 30, 2021 at the age of 64.
The President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas confirmed the death of the highly respected actress.
Her death was also confirmed by her colleague in the movie industry, Bimbo Oshin who 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.
According to her son, Olatunji, said his mum died of Malaria
The talented screen goddess was said to have been on a movie location earlier this week in Mowe area of Ogun State.
Born on the 23rd of May 1957 in Ebutte Metta, Lagos State, Oniga who hails from Delta State began her acting career in 1993, shortly after her divorce. She worked briefly at Ascoline Nigeria Limited, a Dutch Consultant Company before her first movie titled Onome and her debut Yoruba movie was Owo Blow.
Over the years, she has featured in notable Nigerian films such as Sango, a movie scripted by Wale Ogunyemi, produced and directed by Obafemi Lasode and Wale Adenuga’s television series, Super story among others.