Rachel Oniga’s family announces burial date
Following the painful death of Nollywood Actress, Rachel Oniga, her family has fixed August 26 and 27, 2021, for her burial.
The late actress’ son, Mr Tunji Oniga, made the announcement on Wednesday in Lagos.
Oniga told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the wake keep would hold August 26 at her residence in Magodo, Lagos.
According to him, she would be laid to rest on August 27 at a cemetery yet to be disclosed by the family.
He said, ”My mother’s death is shocking to me, in fact, I don’t believe she is dead. When I see her phone rings and she isn’t there to take the call, the reality will dawn on me.
”She was a philanthropist, who is always bothered about the needs of others.”
DAILY POST reports that Oniga died after battling with heart related ailment on July 30, aged 64.
Rachel Oniga was born on May 23, 1957 in Ebute Metta, Lagos.
The veteran actress started her acting career in 1993, shortly after her divorce.
Over the years, she 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.