Veteran Nollywood actress, Rachel Oniga is dead.
According to popular Nigerian media personality and founder of Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards, Seun Oloketuyi via his Instagram platform, the movie star who has featured in hundreds of movies passed on at the early hours of today, Saturday, July 31.
The cause of Oniga’s death was unknown at the time of this report.
Of Eku, Delta State origin in Southern Nigeria, Rachel Oniga, was born on 23 May 1957 in Ebute Metta, Lagos State.
She 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, Rachel Oniga 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.