Nollywood stars have been thrown into a mourning state over the death of veteran actress Rachel Oniga, who passed on at age 64.

According to sources, Rachel Oniga died from COVID-19 complications on Friday, July 30.

Many of her colleagues, such as Yomi Fabiyi, Lizzy Anjorin, Bimbo Oshin, took to their social media page to mourn the actress.

Still, in disbelief, some expressed shock over the incident describing the actress as a top-notch thespian and mother in the entertainment industry.

Rachel Oniga, before her demise, has featured in classics and successful movies such as “Sango,” “Died Wretched,” “The Only Nigerian Girl,” “Doctor Bello”, and “The Royal Hotel Hibiscus,” which debuted in cinemas in February 2018.

bimbooshin wrote: Heaven has just gained yet another beautiful soul. Aunty Rachel! Haa! I am speechless. . . . Rest in peace Aunty. This life sha !

realyomifabiyi wrote: Omg! We spoke 6days ago Mama Rachy. I am still in shock, unbelievable! Raw thespian, top notch cross over artist and mother.

Thank you for sharing your experience in my movies. Thank you for every other personal support, care and professional guide over the years. You will be greatly missed. Journey well mama Rachy

lizzyanjorin_original wrote: REST IN PEACE MA”MA.

officialafeezowo wrote: Woke up to d sad news of ur demise. We live today, to die tomorrow. May God give ur family and d Film industry d fortitude to bear d loss of ur passing. Rest In Peace Aunty Racheal

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