Rachel Oniga: Funeral Ceremony Slated for August 26, 27, Late Actress Left Instructions to Be Buried in Lagos

Rachel Oniga: Funeral Ceremony Slated for August 26, 27, Late Actress Left Instructions to Be Buried in Lagos

  • Veteran actress Rachel Oniga will be finally laid to rest in a funeral ceremony slated for the 26th and 27th days of August 2021
  • A colleague and close friend, Ejike Asiegbu, made the disclosure after paying a condolence visit to her family house
  • According to information from her family, the late veteran actress left instructions to be buried in Lagos state

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Family, friends and colleagues are still mourning the demise of veteran Nollywood actress, Rachel Oniga, who passed away on July 30, after battling a heart-related illness.

In a fresh update, The Nation reports that the funeral ceremony for the respected thespian has been slated for the 26th, 27th days of August 2021, respectively.

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Rachel Oniga funeral ceremony slated for August 26, 27.
Nollywood's Rachel Oniga to be buried August 26, 27. Photo: @racheloniga
Source: Instagram

The same media reports that a colleague and friend, Ejike Asiegbu, shared information about the funeral arrangements after paying a condolence visit to her family on Wednesday, August 4.

Legit.ng understands that the late Oniga who was a chief from Delta state left instructions for family members to bury her in Lagos state.

Remembering his late friend, Asiegbu was quoted to have said:

"My relationship with Rachael Oniga dates back to the year 2000. We worked together and became close family friends."

The actor also disclosed that he is a godfather to Oniga’s 26-year-old lastborn daughter.

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Desmond Elliot, other lawmakers pay condolence visit

Governor Sanwo-Olu sent a delegation from the ministry of tourism and culture led by Desmond Elliot to pay a condolence visit to the family of Rachel Oniga.

Watch a video sighted on social media below:

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Patience Ozokwo breaks down in tears while mourning Rachel Oniga

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Patience Ozokwo took to social media to mourn the death of Rachel Oniga.

The veteran actress in an Instagram post, shared a video of herself weeping as she lamented over Oniga's passing.

Fans and colleagues in the entertainment industry flooded the comment section with comforting words for the actress.

Source: Legit.ng

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