Veteran Nollywood actor, Rachel Oniga, is dead,
Confirming her death, her son, Olatunji, said she died on Friday night around 10:00 pm.
“She passed last night around 10pm. She had malaria and typhoid.”
Oniga was born on May 23rd, 1957.
Her acting career began in 1993. Her first movie was the box office, Onome, while her debut movie in the Yoruba speaking sector of the film industry was Owo Blow.
She was an enigma and gave her best to any given role for 27 years.
Oniga featured in numerous Nollywood movies, both the English and Yoruba movies.
Some of the prominent movies she featured in are The Wedding Party, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel, 30 Days in Atlanta, Sango, Out of Bounds.