By Francisca Francis, Owerri
Artistes from Music and Movie industry have continued to express sorrow over the death of OBJ Jezreel shortly after his family announced he died as a result of relapse from kidney failure,which he had treated in India in 2013.
The statement released by Moradayo Folajaiye on behalf of the family said OJB known as Babatunde Okungbowa gave up after “his kidney transplant had failed completely since last week.”
The artiste that discovered and brought WizKid into the music industry has left “a mark in the industry that can never be forgotten”, said Bovi, who added that when he spoke to him about a month ago he was so full of life.
Among the numerous entertainment industry stars that poured their tributes was Genevieve Nnaji who expressed shock at the number of deaths of known personalities gone forever in 2016.
The famous actress said: ” I can’t even begin to talk about your immense contribution to the entertainment industry.”
According to another popular actress Omotola aka Omosexy, he was kind, humble and supportive . She recalled when he had to move into her family home for two weeks to help produce her first music album. The star said: ” May all your loved ones find solace in knowing that you are a legend.”