Veteran actress Joke Silva has described the late Racheal Oniga as a dedicated colleague.
Her son, Olatunji, confirmed the death of the actress saying his mother died on Friday night around 10pm.
“She passed last night around 10pm. She had malaria and typhoid”.
Veteran actress, Joke Silva described Oniga as a committed colleague. She wrote:
“Sister.!incredible committed colleague.You have to come correct when playing opposite Rachel Oniga. Not much talk, but all work. R.I.P girl. 64 is a bit early. You have completely blindsided me. R.I.P”.
Popular actor and filmmaker, Femi Adebayo also wrote: “This is so surreal! I posted a #throwback of my Owoblow on-screen mother on Thursday only to lose her Friday. So sad!
Rest in Peace.You will be missed Mama Rachael Oniga”.
Fans have also taken to social media to mourn the demise of Oniga
A fan, @odogwu_nomso, tweeted, “Rest in peace Rachel Oniga, you are a Legend and you will not be forgotten in a hurry. Rest easy in the home beyond.”
Another fan, @onumaryann2, said, “Rest in peace, Rachel Oniga. A true legend.”
@itprivacypaulo said, “Rachel Oniga, you’ll forever be remembered. I can’t forget the days you made me laugh in ‘Super Story’. Rest on legend.”