Learning of the death of a gospel singer is always sad and has left many people to wonder why did God not save them or allow them live long. Below are 5 Nigerian gospel singers who sadly passed away too soon:
1. Fernandez Bishop
In August 2017, popular gospel artiste, Fernandez Bishop, aka Jesus Freak, died after he was crushed by a truck in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Fernandez was reportedly on his way to see a pastor when the accident occurred at Akpajo, Eleme in Port Harcourt.
He was a devout Christian and praised God through his music. He was also a chorister at House on the rock church.
Friends announced his death on Facebook and expressed shock that such a vibrant young man should meet such fate.
2. Eric Arubayi
In Feburay 2017, Gospel singer and the 3rd runner up at the maiden edition of the West African Idol, Eric Arubayi, sadly passed away.
The young artiste reportedly died at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital died after taking expired malaria drugs. He was 34 years old.
Eric wa survived by his and a child.
3. Yemi Oluwadaisi
In April 2020, renown Nigerian gospel musician, Yemi Oluwadaisi sadly passed away.
The sad news was made known on social media by Journalist Lara Wise.
Sharing the news, Lara Wise wrote:
“I lost a friend yesterday.
I didn’t know she passed
A mutual friend called from Australia to inform me this morning
Yemi Yemi Oluwadaisi
Rest In Peace dear sister.
You have joined the heavenly choir”
4. Preye Omayuku
In March 2020, Port Harcourt based gospel musician, Preye Omayuku was announced dead after a short illness.
Preye was survived by her husband and 3 beautiful children.
In June 2014, Popular Nigerian gospel singer Kefee Obareki Don-Momoh reportedly died in a hospital in the United States.
Known to her fans as the “Branama Queen”, she was believed to have become ill on a flight to the US and fell into a coma. The cause of her death was reported to be respiratory failure.
Until her death, Kefee best hits are Branama and Kokoroko in which she featured Timaya. Kefee’s career reportedly began at the age of eight when she sang in a church choir.
May their souls rest in peace.
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