Photos: Family Holds Service Of Songs For Actress, Rachel Oniga
Oniga died on July 31 from heart-related issues. Her body will be buried on August 27 at a cemetery yet to be disclosed by the family.
Originally from Eku, Delta State in Southern Nigeria, the actress was born on 23 May 1957 in Ebutte Metta, Lagos State.
Oniga who has a daughter, began her acting career in 1993, shortly after her divorce.
She worked briefly at Ascoline Nigeria Limited, a Dutch Consultant Company before her first movie titled Onome and her debut Yoruba movie was Owo Blow.
Over the years, Oniga 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.
Other movies she featured in includes;
Out of Bounds (1997)
Owo Blow (1997)
Passion of Mind (2004)
Power Of Sin,
Doctor Bello (2013)
30 Days in Atlanta (2014)
The Royal Hibiscus Hotel (2017)
Power of 1 (2018)
The Wedding Party
Power of 1 (2018) and most recently, My Village People (June 11, 2021).
She was survived by three children and several grandchildren.
See some photos from the event below;