A veteran Nigerian pop musician, Chris Mba, who was reportedly down with heart disease, is dead.
The Abia State-born artiste died on Wednesday at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH.
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Confirming his death on Thursday, Michael Odiong, the General Manager of Premier Music, in a post, said the musician died on Wednesday night of heart-related disease.
Recall that a journalist, Azuka Jebose, had in 2019, in a Facebook post, disclosed that the singer sent him a distress message on Whatsapp seeking urgent financial assistance to pay for his hospital treatment at LUTH.
He quoted him saying, “Jebose this is a serious health challenge for me. Please, my brother help me. We buy drugs and the hospital bed costs N50,000 daily.”
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Chris Mba was famous in the 80s for his signature Jerry curl and hits like ‘Funky Situation’, ‘Love Everlasting’, ‘Baby Don’t Cry’ and ‘Making my way’.
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