Ex-Miss Nigeria 1986 dies at 47

Posted: July 3, 2015 in Uncategorized

Former Miss Nigeria 1986, Ms. Rita Anuku, 47, has died at the age of 47.

A statement released by the family said the late beauty queen passed away on Thursday at an undisclosed Abuja hospital.

It said Anuku, who became a beauty queen at age 18, as a secondary school leaver, had been battling with cancer for two years.

The deceased, who is also the younger sister of Nollywood actor, Hanks Anuku, is survived by four children; three girls and a boy.

Burial arrangement is expected to be announced by the family


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