The family of Nollywood veteran actress, Rachel Oniga, has confirmed that the actress died of a heart related issues at a Lagos hospital at the age of 64.
Taking to her official Instagram page, the family revealed the real cause of Rachel Tabuno Oniga’s death. The statement was written by the sister to the deceased.
According to the family, it says that the burial arrangements of Rachel would be announced soon.
The statement reads:
“An official statement on the passing of Chief Rachel Tabuno Oniga
“With a heavy and total submission to God, we write to announce the passing unto glory of our beloved sister, mother and grandmother; Chief Rachel Tabuno Oniga. She died in a Lagos hospital at the age of 64, on Friday, 30th of July, at about 10pm.
“Contrary to diverse reports informing that she died from Covid-19 complications, we write to inform the general public that she died from a heart related issue; an ailment she battled with for a short period before her demise.
“Ww accept her sudden transition as God’s design and we see it as a function of a race of life well finished. Painful as it may be, ww accept it in good faith and total submission to her maker.
“We therefore desire to be allowed to mourn her death privately for now, as we do this with deep sense of respect for her and soul and the glorious life she lived.
“Burial arrangements will be announced in due cause. We appreciate the calls, messages and condolences expressed by everyone and we pray for a sweet repose of her beautiful soul.
“Please accept this release as the only authentic one on behalf of the family until we come with another.
Deaconess Toyin Odusote (Sister)
For the family.”