The Nigeran Entertainment industry has been hit with yet another heavy loss with the death of veteran actress, Rachael Oniga.
Nigerians woke up to the sad news on Saturday morning, and condolences are already pouring in, especially on her Instagram account.
According to a source, she died from COVID-19 complications on Friday, July 30.
Rachael Tabuno Oniga was born on May 23, 1957, in Lagos State.
Her parents are from Eku, a community in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.
She began her acting career in 1993, and starred in a number of successful Nollywood movies.
She worked briefly at Ascoline Nigeria Limited, a Dutch Consultant Company before her first movie titled Onome. Her debut Yoruba movie was Owo Blow.
Over the years, she has featured in notable Nigerian films such as Sango, a movie scripted by Wale Ogunyemi, produced and directed by Obafemi Lasode, and Wale Adenuga’s television series, Super story.