Nigeria Veteran Nollywood actress Rachael Oniga has died.
According to a prominent Nigerian media personality, the movie actor who has appeared in hundreds of movies passed away in the early hours of morning, Saturday, July 31.
According to sources, she died from COVID-19 complications on Friday, July 30th.
Rachel was born on May 23, 1957, in Ebutte Metta, Lagos State, to parents from Eku, Delta State in southern Nigeria.
Her acting career began shortly after her divorce in 1993.
She worked briefly for Ascoline Nigeria Limited, a Dutch consulting firm, before starring in her first film, Onome, and her first Yoruba film, Owo Blow.
She appeared in a number of important Nigerian films, including Sango, a film written by Wale Ogunyemi and directed by Obafemi Lasode, as well as Wale Adenuga’s television series Super tale.