- News of actress Rachel Oniga’s death has sparked a shock wave across the Nigerian social media space
- Several celebrities including Susan Peters, Bimbo Oshin and Adebayo Salami have responded to the tragic news
- The Nollywood veteran reportedly died on July 30, 2021 after a brief battle with typhoid and malaria
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Nigerian celebrities have used social media to express their shock and heartbreak after the shocking death of Nollywood veteran Rachel Oniga.
Several celebrities mourned the veteran actress. Photo credit: Rachel Oniga
The actress, who passed away on Friday evening July 30th, has been remembered by some of her industry peers.
Listed below are some celebrities who responded to news of their death:
1. Bimbo Oshin
The actress wrote:
“Heaven has just won another beautiful soul, Aunt Rachel! Haa! I’m speechless. Rest in peace Aunt This life sha!”
Right now in: Nollywood actress Rachel Oniga is said to have died at the age of 64
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2. Compass okay
Oke attributed her success to the late actress, who she said was responsible for her breakthrough in the industry.
In her words:
“What’s happening this year 2021 Yi for God’s sake? Aunt Rachael Oniga, I can’t tell the story of my breakthrough without mentioning your name, your film” Eleyele “was the reason why the CEO of Bayowa Films & Records International, Gbenga Adewusi (Baba Itunu) invited me to do the soundtrack and God used the “Eleyele” soundtrack to announce me. In short, I got into the limelight because of the soundtrack I made for your film you automatically become a part of me progress. And everywhere you see me, you always treat me special. Oh, Aunt Rachael, you have carried grace and you had a wonderful gift because of course you do not interpret your roles professionally. But why now “Why so soon? Rest in peace Rachael Oniga.”
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3. Ogunmola Adepeju
The actress and producer wrote:
“Ahhhhh !!!! Eleyi dun mi ooo, God this is so sad to wake up. I’m speechless right now … but God knows best. Rest in peace Racheal Oniga”
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4. Adebayo salami
The veteran Yoruba actor wrote down this homage:
“There is a time to live and a time to go. There’s never a perfect time to lose a loved one. Our beloved Rachael Oniga is gone. A great actress with a fascinating legacy. Rest on the Lord, my dear sister. “
5. Susan Peters
The Nollywood star appears to be in disbelief.
“Please someone tell me this message is not true, aunt @racheloniga”
6. Ms. Ray Eyiwumi
The actor and hotelier expressed his grief over her death.
“Rest in Peace Sister Rachel Oniga, this is so sad.”
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7. Biodun Sofuyi Okeowo
The actress expressed pain.
“Oh no !!!! Not again God oh no !!!”
8. Joke Silva
The veteran wrote:
“SISTA … incredibly committed colleague … you have to be right if you play alongside” Rahel “… Rachel Oniga. Not a lot of talk … but all work. RIP girl. 64 is a little early got me taken by surprise. RIP “
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It did so a few weeks after the Nigerian entertainment industry fell into mourning following the death of the singer-songwriter Sound Sultan.
The family sent out an official statement shared on Instagram by Efe Omoregbe, the manager of 2baba.
In the announcement, Dr. Kayode Fasasi on behalf of the late singer’s family.
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