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Rita Anuku, Miss Nigeria 1986 Dies

RITA ANUKU-266x300The family of Rita Anuku, Miss Nigeria 1986 has released a statement that the beauty queen passed away this morning, July 2nd at an undisclosed Abuja hospital. She was said to be 47 years old.

According to a family source, the beauty queen has been battling with cancer for the past two years and gave up the ghost this morning.

Late Rita Anuku was a first cousin of Hon. David Anuku, former commissioner of Special Duties in Delta State and younger sister of Nollywood actor, Hank Anuku. She is survived by four children, three girls and a boy.

Twenty five years ago she was sensationally crowned as Nigeria’s queen of beauty as an 18-year old secondary school leaver.

May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.

MISS NIGERIA 1987 STELLA OKAYO CROWNED BY RITA ANUKU MISS NIGERIA 1986MISS NIGERIA 1987 STELLA OKAYO CROWNED BY RITA ANUKU MISS NIGERIA 1986

Source: VANGUARD

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