Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwo has joined other Nollywood stars as they mourn their colleague Racheal Oniga who died on Friday, 30th July.
In a video shared on her Instagram page, Patience Ozokwo can be seen weeping as she recalled the moment she shared with the deceased.
Ozokwo said:” If anyone had told me it was going to be so soon I wont believe it.We had discussions together the last time we met when we were doing ‘Chief Daddy part 2’. Wonderful actress, bold and beautiful.I wish this is not true.I can only believe this because I saw it on Actors Guild of Nigeria page.Nobody told me you were sick, I couldn’t even say sorry to you my friend.I didn’t know you were sick, I am not even in the country.It’s a pity, the devil has done his worse.So sad, so heart rending”.
In similar vein, popular actress, Funke Akindele in her tribute thanked the late actress for being good to her.
“Hmmm Aunty Racheal!! Thank you for being so good to me. God knows best. Rest In Peace ma!! May the Lord grant your family comfort.”.
A statement from Oniga’s family on Saturday stated that the actress died of heart-related disease, “an ailment she battled with for a short period before her demise.”