Days after former West Africa Idol star and top Nigerian gospel artiste, Eric Arubayi jnr., lost his life when he breathed his last at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara, after ingesting expired drugs, his family has released a statement thanking Nigerians for their concern.
A letter signed by Dereck Osadere Arubayi (Ph.D) on Behalf of the family saying they are thankful and truly honoured that God “chose us as the channel through which He released such a wonderful, helping and inspiring gift to the world”.
Read the letter below;
Official Message from the Arubayi Family on the Life of Eric Odafe Arubayi
Today we celebrate the life and Glorious Ascension of our father, husband, brother, son and friend, Eric Arubayi, who went to be with the Lord on Saturday, 11th February 2017. We are truly honoured that God chose us as the channel through which He released such a wonderful, helping and inspiring gift to the world. We are touched by messages of love we have received from all friends and well-wishers of the family. We are inspired by His life and have become testaments of His Impact around the world. Till we meet to part no more, rest in the bosom of the Lord. We all Love you Eric, but God loves you more.
The commemoration of Eric’s glorious ascension will be communicated soonest.
Dereck Osadere Arubayi (Ph.D)
On Behalf of the family