The family of late Nigerian music producer and
artiste, Babatunde Okungbowa, aka OJB
Jezreel who passed on Tuesday, June 14, 2016
have released details for his final burial rites.
The respected music producer and singer battled
with Kidney problems since 2013.
He was consequently was flown to India for a
transplant in 2013, after the successful surgery,
OJB Jezreel, showered praises on his first wife,
Mama J, for being there for him and donating
one of her kidneys to save his life and also on
the people, Fans and Friends that gave supports
monetarily and otherwise.
However, his kidney transplant failed again a
week before his demise and OJB passed on.
Jigga, as he was fondly called by close friends
and asosociate was prepararing for his 50th
birthday slated for 4th of July before his death.
His body has been deposited in Farewell Funeral
He is survived by his father, Chief Anthony
Okungbowa(Arase of Agbor), Siblings,
Mrs.Theresa Ebunola Gamba(USA), Mr.
Cornelius Archibong(England), Mr. Albert
Okungbowa(USA), Mr. Anthony Okungbowa,
Marvin Okungbowa, Bose Ajila Okungbowa and
Joseph Okungbowa. Wives, Mabel Babatunde
Okungbowa, June Okungbowa, and Korede
Okungbowa with eight children.
The Funeral arrangements are as listed below;
Candle Light Procession
Monday July 4, 2016
#4, Gbaja street,
Wake keeping/Service of songs/Tribute
Thursday July 7, 2016
Ojays, National Stadium, Surulere.
Laying in State at his Residence: #4, Gbaja str,
7am – 8am
Service at Redeemed Christian Church of God,
#129,Ogunlana Drive Surulere,
Burial at Ikoyi Cemetery, Ikoyi after service.
Apostle Albert Okungbowa
For the family
May his soul rest in peace.