Veteran Nollywood Actress, Rachel Oniga is dead
Daily Metro News NG
Nigeria’s Veteran Nollywood actress, Rachel Oniga is dead.
A source close to the actress told Newsmen that she died on Friday, July 30, 2021.
Daily Metro News NG gathered that she passed on last night after returning from a movie set.
She was scheduled to resume for another film shoot on Saturday, July 31 when the news of her death was circulated across the country.
Stakeholders in the TV and film industry confirmed her passing away to Newsmen.
Nollywood film director, and film festival founder, Fidelis Duker confirmed Oniga’s death.
He said: ‘Another Iroko has fallen. It’s true Rachel Oniga is dead. She died last night. It’s a sad loss for Nollywood.’
CEO of Best Of Nollywood, Seun Oloketuyi also confirmed the incident.
He said: “it’s sad we lost Madam Oniga. I heard and after confirmation, I was told that Madam Oniga has gone to be with the Lord.”
The Next Movie , crerktor, Sola Fajobi also expressed r over the death of the veteran actress.
He said: “it’s a sad loss. I am personally pained because I have a personal relationship with her but God knows best.”
The death of the actress is coming after the passing away of veteran singer and broadcaster, Feladey.
Oniga has featured in over 200 film productions both TV and films.