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Family announces burial plans for Rachel Oniga

THE FAMILY of late Nollywood Actress, Rachel Oniga, has fixed August 26th and 27th, 2021 for her burial, the diseased son, Mr Tunji Oniga, has said.

He made this known in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos.

He said the wake would hold on August 26, 2021 at her residence in Magodo, Lagos State, while she would be laid to rest on August 27 at a cemetery yet to be disclosed by the family.

He said the death of his mother was shocking to many, because she cared about people’s wellbeing.

“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 is not there to take the call, the reality will be dawn on me.
“She was a philanthropist, who is always bothered about the needs of others,” he said.

It will be recalled that Oniga died at the age of 64, after battling with heart related ailment on July 30.

She was born on May 23, 1957 in Ebute Metta, Lagos State. She started her acting career in 1993, shortly after her divorce.

 

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