Nigeria’s entertainment sector has again lost one of its stars with the death of The Lady of Songs, Christy Essien-Igbokwe.
The cause of her death could not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report. Findings however revealed that the late singer was diagnosed with hole-in-heart during her first pregnancy which she was quoted to have said miraculously got healed. She reportedly fell ill a few days ago. She is survived by her husband and four children.
Her greatest hit “Omo mi seun rere” is an evergreen. Christy Essien Igbokwe was the first female President of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria. She was aged 51.