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Popular Nigerian Nollywood Actress, Rachael Oniga, Is Dead

Popular Nigerian Nollywood Actress, Rachael Oniga, Is Dead

A very popular Nigerian Nollywood actress by name Rachael Oniga has reportedly died at the age of 64. The veteran actress died after a brief illness on Friday, 30th July, 2021.
It was also gathered that the son of the deceased actress, Olatunji, reported that the mother died at around 10pm of Friday.

"She passed last night at around 10pm. She had malaria and typhoid".

The Lagos State chairman of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rising, also confirmed the news in a telephone interview on Saturday morning.

Mr Emeka quoted that “We just got the news early morning today. We have nothing to say than to give glory to God for a life well spent.I got the news this morning, I have been down and surprised.”

Rachael Oniga who started her acting career in 1993 was born in 1957. Records have it that the veteran actress was born on 23rd May, 1957, three years before Nigeria's independence.

Rachael Oniga had been featured in many movies since she joined the movie industry in 1993. Her first movie was Blockbuster. The Yoruba-born actress had performed in many movies including the ones in English language and those acted with Yoruba language.

Before she joined the movie industry, Rachael was reportedly working for a European engineering consultancy firm with its regional head office in Nigeria.

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