Actress Rachel Oniga buried in Lagos


Legendary Nollywood actress, Rachel Oniga, has been buried in Lagos. The actress died from heart-related issues on July 30 at the age of 64.

A lying-in-state ceremony had earlier been held for the actress at the Catholic Church of Resurrection, Magodo Estate, Lagos.

Her remains were later committed to mother earth at a private cemetery in Lagos.

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Oniga began her career in 1993, starring in the blockbuster movie, Onome. In the Yoruba sector of Nollywood, the actress starred in the hit movie, Owo Blow.

The recent movies she starred in include The Wedding Party, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel, 30 Days in Atlanta, Sango, Out of Bounds, among others.

See photos from her burial below (Credit: Bimpe Olajiga).

Pallbearers carrying the casket containing Rachel Oniga’s remains
Pallbearers carrying the casket containing Rachel Oniga’s remains
A priest officiating the ceremony at Rachel Oniga’s burial
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