Oyogist.com has learned that the family of veteran actress, Rachel Oniga, have denied media reports claiming she died from COVID19.
According to a statement issued by the Nollywood actress elder sister, Deaconess Toyin Odusote, the actress died from a heart-related ailment that she battled within a short period of time.
She said, “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.’’
‘‘We 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, we accept it in good faith and total submission to her maker.
‘‘Burial arrangements will be announced in due course. 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 meet to come up with another.’’
See the full statement below;