The family of the late Nollywood veteran actress Rachel Oniga has set August 26 and 27, 2021, for her burial.
Mr. Tunji Oniga, the deceased’s son, made the announcement on Wednesday in Lagos.
He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the wake keep would hold August 26 at her residence in Magodo, Lagos.
He said she would be laid to rest on August 27 at a cemetery yet to be disclosed by the family.
”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’’, he said.
”She was a philanthropist, who is always bothered about the needs of others.”
Firstnews reported that the actress died after battling with a heart-related ailment on July 30, aged 64.
The mother of three was born on May 23, 1957, in Ebute Metta, Lagos. She started her acting career in 1993, shortly after her divorce.
The amazing actress and philanthropist 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.
May her soul continue to rest in perfect peace.