Anambra Flood Kills late Music Legend, Osadebe’s Son
Okechukwu Osadebe, the 18-year-old child generally highlife maestro, Stephen Osadebe, has lost his life in the attacking Anambra surge.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the more youthful Osadebe kicked the bucket on Thursday in the Osadebe’s Atani nation home in Ogbaru when he was cleared away by the surge at around 7.30pm.
The passing of Mr Osadebe conveys to four the quantity of lives so far lost to surge debacle in Anambra over the most recent multi week.
Mrs Amaechi Osadebe, the mother of the perished, told NAN in Atani on Friday that Mr Okechukwu was returning home with two different people when streak surge overpowered them.
She clarified that it was because of the high ebb and flow and disturbance of the water wave that made it troublesome for the other two young men to haul him out of the water.
Arinzechukwu Awogu, the progress director of Ogbaru Local Government Area, who visited the family portrayed the passing as a catastrophe to the entire Ogbaru people group.
Mr Awogu said he came to sympathize with the family, as it was extremely difficult to lose a youngster, lamenting that the surges had conveyed inconceivable misfortune to the whole Local Government.
He, nonetheless, approached the general population of the region to play it safe to keep away from encourage death toll.
“As we sit tight for the water to retreat, my recommendation is that everyone, particularly the underage, ought to be extremely watchful when they go nearer to the territories officially submerged,” he said.
All the 16 networks in the committee were submerged by the surge, as indicated by Mr Awogu.
The senior Osadebe was an Igbo Nigerian highlife performer from Atani. His profession crossed more than 40 years, and he is a standout amongst other known Igbo highlife artists.
His best-known hit was the 1984 single “Osondi Owendi” (One man’s meat is another man’s toxic substance.), which set up him as a pioneer in the highlife kind and was one of Nigeria’s most famous records ever.
He kicked the bucket in St. Mary’s Hospital Waterbury, Connecticut on May 11, 2007, in the wake of misery from extreme respiratory troubles.
His oldest child, Obiajulu Osadebe kicked the bucket in 2009.