A popular Nigerian veteran actress, Rachel Oniga, is dead.
Though it was alleged that Rachel died from COVID-19, family has denied such media reports.
In a statement released by her sister, Deaconess Toyin Odusote, the family said the actress died from a heart-related ailment that she battled within a short period of time.
Her sister, Mrs .Odusote said people should allow the family to mourn her privately for now as burial arrangements would be announced later.
Meanwhile, Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwo, has expressed sadness over the demise of her friend and colleague, Rachel Oniga who sadly passed away today July 31 after a short battle with a heart-related ailment.
Patience who has been heartbroken by the news of her demise, shared a video online as she wept over the sad news.
She recounted how Rachel was a great friend and colleague to her, and apologized for not calling the actress while she was ill. Patience said no one told her Rachel was ill, and that she feels sad she wasn’t there to tell her friend ”sorry.”