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Anuku, Former Miss Nigeria, Is Dead

Posted: Jul 3, 2015 at 5:53 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)
Rita Anuku

Rita Anuku

FORMER Miss Nigeria, Rita Anuku, has died in an undisclosed Abuja hospital at the age of 47.

Late Anuku is younger sister to Nollywood actor, Hanks Anuku. She reportedly passed away on Thursday, July 2, after two years of battling with terminal stage cancer, a statement by the family disclosed.

Anuku, it would be recalled, became a beauty queen at age 18 as a secondary school leaver.

She is survived by four children; three girls and a boy.

Burial arrangements are expected to be announced by the family.