Rachel Oniga, a highly respected Nollywood actress, is dead, according to reports.
Reports of her death filtered in on Saturday morning and Bimbo Oshin, also a notable name in the movie industry, posted the news on Instagram page.
“Heaven has just gained another beautiful soul. Aunty Racheal. Ha!” she wrote on Instagram.
Samklef, a music artiste, also posted the death of the actress but did not go into details.
There are reports that she died at a COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Lagos but we can’t independently verify this.
Born on 23 May, 1957, in Ebute Metta, Lagos, She began her acting career in 1993.
Before she made her major acting debut in Nollywood with “Onome,” Oniga worked briefly at Ascoline Nigeria Limited, a Dutch Consultancy firm.
She hailed from Eku in Delta State.