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Veteran Actress, Rachael Oniga, Is Dead


 
                
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Veteran Nollywood actress, Rachael Oniga, is dead. 

She died at the age of 64.

Members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria have been thrown into mourning over the demise of the 
Eku, Delta State born actress.

She died on Friday night around 10pm following complications arising from malaria and typhoid fever, it was learnt.

Oniga who joined her fellow actors and actresses in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, in 2019 during Senator Ibikunle Amosun last day in office as governor, began her acting career in 1993, shortly after her separation from hubby.

Some of her popular works are Out of Bounds, Owo Blow, The Wedding Party, 30 Days in Atlanta and Power of Sin. Her first movie appearance was a blockbuster, Onome.

In recognition of her contribution to Nigerian theatre, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State gifted her an apartment in Ikorodu.


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