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Nollywood veteran actress Rachel Oniga has died at the age of 64.

 

According to The Nation, the movie star died on Friday, July 30, 2021, from covid-19 complications.

 

 

Until her death, she was one of the most popular and influential actors in Nollywood

 

Originally from Eku in Delta State, the movie star was born on 23 May, 1957, in Ebutte Metta, Lagos State.

 

She made her Nollywood debut in the 1996 hit movie ‘Onome.’

 

She married a Yoruba man, but the marriage collapsed after she claimed another woman bewitched her husband and father of her children.

 

Among her popular works are Out of Bounds, Owo Blow, The Wedding Party, 30 Days in Atlanta and Power of Sin.

 

Oniga went on to star in several big productions including ‘Sango,’ and Wale Adenuga’s television series, ‘Super story.’

 

Her most recent movies include ‘Chief Daddy,’ ‘Royal Hibiscus Hotel’ and ‘My Village People.’

 

Among her popular works are Out of Bounds, Owo Blow, The Wedding Party, 30 Days in Atlanta and Power of Sin.

 

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

 

She was survived by three children and several grandchildren.

 

May her soul rest in peace.

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